Privacy & Security

US Senate capital building exterior view of dome
By Tom Leary 08:41 am October 08, 2018
Tom Leary highlights milestones made during the annual event and looks at this year’s NHITWeek points of engagement.
hospital infusion pumps and cybersecurity
By Dan Costantino 09:41 am May 16, 2018
Penn Medicine’s Dan Costantino recommends hospitals to get ahead of the issue, understand scope, and implement layers of cybersecurity to start.
code of cyberattack of server firewall
By Lee Kim 09:36 am May 07, 2018
Even with fortified defenses, attackers only need an opening while the defender must be constantly on-guard; just one mistake opens the point of entry.
cybersecurity threats
By Dan Costantino 09:08 am February 19, 2018
After all the cybersecurity threats and events in the last 12 months, infosec teams should focus on these priorities as they craft strategies into the future.
By Lee Kim 11:18 am January 05, 2018
Affected systems include Windows, Linux, Android, Chrome, iOS and MacOS but the good news is there is a public exploit code to test your system for vulnerabilities.
2017 Cybersecurity Developments
By Lee Kim 11:38 am December 29, 2017
The healthcare sector is improving its cybersecurity practices but as a whole, much more needs to be done.
anti-phishing efforts in healthcare
By Barry Herrin 10:52 am October 12, 2017
Since before 2013, hospitals and other healthcare facilities knew that falls were a serious problem, and massive resources were marshalled to reduce or prevent patient falls.
By James Socas 12:08 pm December 21, 2015
The scale and intensity of healthcare related cybercrime is a critical and growing threat to the U.S. medical system. If data breaches were a virus, we'd call this a pandemic.
By John Halamka 02:07 pm December 09, 2015
2015 has been filled with denial of service attacks, hard-to-detect malware, and a skyrocketing number of personal internet connected devices at the same time that HIPAA enforcement has expanded.
Windows 10
By Vinil Menon 10:40 am December 07, 2015
Windows 10, which Microsoft is positioning as an 'Operating System as a Service' model, offers several innovative new features that will be useful to healthcare users. Here are some things to know for a successful enterprise-wide migration.

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