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March 2, 2018  8:43 PM

HIMSS 2018 exhibitors push cybersecurity products heavily

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
cybersecurity

Over the past month, HIMSS 2018 exhibitors have proposed nearly 150 story ideas to me, so I decided to informally track the topics associated with these product pitches. Although it didn't surprise me that

December 22, 2017  2:46 PM

OCR: Combat internal healthcare security threats with IAM policies

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
Data breach, OCR

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is urging healthcare organizations to create effective identity and access management (IAM) policies to prevent data breaches by former...


December 15, 2017  12:26 PM

The top health system issues for 2018

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Mobile

The New Year is right around the corner and when it comes to health IT, healthcare professionals have quite a few health system issues on their mind. C-level...

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August 30, 2017  1:44 PM

The four most interesting findings from the 2017 HIMSS cybersecurity survey

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Cloud Security, cybersecurity, Data-security

From April through mid-May 2017, HIMSS North America commissioned a survey on the topic of healthcare cybersecurity. The HIMSS cybersecurity survey...


July 14, 2017  5:11 PM

Public health implications of infosec are ‘complex,’ researchers say

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
cybersecurity, Ransomware

In the wake of the recent WannaCry and Petya attacks that have hit healthcare organizations worldwide, a group of Boston researchers is urging the industry to consider the public health implications of cybercrime. The researchers -- two physicians and an information security professional --...


June 22, 2017  4:19 PM

In-Depth: Federal Cybersecurity Task Force’s 6 cybersecurity imperatives

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
cybersecurity, EHR, Mobile devices

Last week, SearchHealthIT discussed how the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force declared cybersecurity a public health...

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June 16, 2017  3:09 PM

Cybersecurity for healthcare a “public health concern,” task force says

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
cybersecurity

A federal task force called healthcare cybersecurity a "public health concern" that needs "immediate and aggressive attention," and said increased digital connectivity places a greater responsibility on healthcare organizations to secure their equipment and patient data. After a


May 24, 2017  10:23 AM

HHS announces launch of new cybersecurity center

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
CMS, cybersecurity, hhs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will soon launch a healthcare focused cybersecurity center, according to a


May 5, 2017  2:08 PM

2016 healthcare data breaches surpass last year’s record

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
Data breach

Healthcare data breaches hit an all-time high in 2016, according to a report by Bitglass. However, the volume of leaked records caused by 2016 healthcare data breaches decreased from the previous year, according to the report. In 2015, however, 113 million Americans were affected, including


April 7, 2017  9:46 AM

Cyber criminals compromising PHI, target FTP anonymous authentication servers

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Data theft, File Transfer Protocols, FTP

The FBI's cyber division notified the private industry that cyber criminals are targeting File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers in order to get their hands on protected health information (PHI).  0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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