IT Infrastructure Description

Symantec, Fortinet announce new security tools with analytics, automation for cyber response

Symantec's technology can give hospitals advanced automated detection of targeted attacks while Fortinet's new product helps bridge the gap between network operations and security operations centers.

63,500 patient records breached by New York provider's misconfigured database

Middletown Medical left a radiology interface open to the public, exposing patient data in the process.

SamSam ransomware hackers still targeting healthcare, HHS warns

The hackers behind the attack on Allscripts have hit 10 organizations in the last few months, levering open RDP connections to proliferate inside a network.

Insider threats, human error, ransomware are healthcare's biggest risks, Verizon report says

Healthcare is the only industry where inside threats outnumber outside threat actors, according to Verizon’s most recent breach report.

Mercy launches healthcare cloud to host EHR, imaging and more for other hospitals

The health system is building out the portfolio of mission-critical apps and services it can manage for hospitals moving those into the cloud.

CareFirst breached again, notifying 6,800 members of phishing attack

The Maryland insurer is already involved in a lawsuit stemming from a 2014 breach of about 1.1 million members.

Meet the modern healthcare CIO: A business leader that is casting off their traditional IT role

The mission of the chief information officer is shifting quickly toward innovation, transformation and revenue generation, with organizations leaning on these execs more for their sociology and business school training than IT chops.

OCR urges health providers: Draft contingency plan for cyberattacks, now

In the wake of an onslaught of cyberattacks, the agency is reminding providers that HIPAA requires organizations to have a plan to keep patient data protected.

Aneesh Chopra to keynote HIMSS and Health 2.0 inaugural Dev4Health event

Innovation conference to include breakouts focused on open APIs and the interface revolution, FHIR and the SMART toolbox, and developing technologies with the healthcare end user in mind.

Arizona ACO adopts blockchain platform to improve outcomes, gain efficiencies

A two-phase launch starts in June with physicians getting a "wallet" through which Arizona Care Network will distribute its provider rewards and incentives via blockchain.