Michael Coates, CEO of Altitude Networks (photo: Jessica Sabbah)

By Jonah Comstock 08:00 am December 10, 2019
Security pros are being outmaneuvered, not outsmarted, said Michael Coates at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston
By Tammy Lovell 07:22 am December 10, 2019
 A report from charity Privacy International claims that a DHSC contract lacks transparency and prioritises commercial interest.

Tim Kelsey speaking at the NHS Confederation annual conference in 2014

By Healthcare IT News Staff 04:29 am December 10, 2019
Tim Kelsey will take on the new role in 2020.
By Dean Koh 04:24 am December 10, 2019
C-suite leaders in healthcare shared on the fundamentals, challenges and potential of connected care at the HIMSS Australia Digital Health Summit.
Anah Santiago of Christiana Care Health System, Omar Khawaja of HM Health Solutions, Denise Anderson of H-ISAC and Brian Selfridge of Meditology Services, discuss risk management at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
By Susan Morse 04:39 pm December 09, 2019
IT security is a legacy word, says Brian Selfridge: "This isn't cybersecurity, this is risk."
Healthcare Security Forum
By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm December 09, 2019
Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.

Greg Singleton, director of HHS' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm December 09, 2019
VPN vulnerabilities, variations of "the Blues" and PACS imaging servers are among the risks the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, or HC3, is tracking.
Surgeons washing hands
By 01:55 pm December 09, 2019
Coagulase-negative staphylococcus. Acinetobacter species. Escherichia coli. Klebsiella pneumoniae. Pseudomonas species. Enterococcus species. Staphylococcus aureus. These are just some of the pathogens that researchers found on 80% of mobile phones used at a tertiary care teaching hospital and on 81% of the clinicians’ hands that handled...
Omnicell, Kit Check partner on cloud-based controlled substances tracking
By Nathan Eddy 12:26 pm December 09, 2019
The aim is to help Omnicell client healthcare organizations gain better visibility of controlled substances across the pharmacy supply chain.
Healthcare cybersecurity employee training best practices for CIOs and CISOs
By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm December 09, 2019
A security expert offers a variety of suggestions for how to improve security training to effectively beat the threat of ransomware and other criminal mischief.

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