Sean Falconi, deltarisk.com, February 7, 2019
Why are third-party cyber security assessments beneficial? What’s the difference between an assessment and an audit? Find answers to these questions and more in our new blog.
medtechdive.com, January 30, 2019
Cyber security remains at the forefront of regulatory efforts in medical technology and health IT. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering requiring device makers to submit a software bill of materials as part of premarket submissions. The agency has also hinted that more action may be coming to require companies to adopt procedures for coordinated disclosure of vulnerabilities as they are identified.
securityboulevard.com, January 23, 2019
More and more, modern healthcare firms are turning to cloud-based tools and enabling mobile data access from personal devices, bringing them higher productivity and employee satisfaction rates. However, organizations that allow physicians to work from unmanaged endpoints have significant data leakage concerns when they fail to equip themselves with advanced security tools capable of delivering zero-day data and threat protection in cloud and BYOD environments.
forbes.com, January 23, 2019
Today, as regulatory concerns are increasingly addressed for health care, CIOs can use the public cloud in several key ways to improve the care their patients receive — especially as facilities grow and scale. From backing up their system to saving confidential patient data, the cloud offers cost savings, convenience, storage and accessibility with just the click of a button.
hippajournal.com, January 28, 2019
Our 2018 healthcare data breach report reveals healthcare data breach trends, details the main causes of 2018 healthcare data breaches, the largest healthcare data breaches of the year, and 2018 healthcare data breach fines.
healthcareinfosecurity.com, February 4, 2019
Some 22 health data breaches reported to regulators in 2019 – including hacking incidents and thefts of unencrypted devices – already have been added to the official federal tally, with business associates involved in six of the largest incidents. The Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website shows these 22 incidents affected a total of more than 391,000 individuals, with about 60 percent of those victims affected by the six BA-related breaches.
healthitsecurity.com, February 4, 2019
Charleston, South Carolina-based Roper St. Francis Healthcare and Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) in Indiana recently began notifying patients that their data was potentially breached after employees fell victim to targeted phishing campaigns. The compromised information could include names, medical record numbers, health insurance details, and medical services.
itproportal.com, February 4, 2018
In healthcare, APIs have the potential to make life easier for everyone by making information more accessible. With rising consumer expectations and the increasing use of mobile devices, a web portal as the sole point of electronic access just isn’t cutting it anymore. Of the 52 percent of patients who were offered access to medical records via a patient portal in 2017, only 28 percent took advantage of it, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
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