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May 19, 2017
The WannaCry ransomware attack affected hundreds of countries and hundreds of thousands of systems, including health systems. Experts discuss what healthcare orgs need to do.
May 03, 2017
A survey found that consumers mistrust health information security, especially with health technology. A CIO explains these concerns are founded and what improvements are necessary.
January 25, 2017
In this podcast, the HIT Squad talks about hot health IT topics SearchHealthIT expects to cover at HIMSS 2017; they include health data cybersecurity and value-based healthcare.
December 15, 2016
Cognitive computing may be the next big advance in health IT security. According to a recent study from the IBM Institute for Business Value, nearly 60% of security professionals say cognitive ...
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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Continue Reading
A PHI breach is unauthorized access, use or disclosure of individually identifiable health information that is held or transmitted by a healthcare organization or its business associates. Continue Reading
The biggest threat to healthcare data security is often unauthorized access by staff. Behavior tracking can detect snooping by employees and identify users who have been hacked. Continue Reading
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In this video, Lauren Kunze, CEO of Pandorabots, discusses why we shouldn't expect to see many chatbots in healthcare or fintech anytime soon. Continue Reading
Traditional cybersecurity tools just won't cut it in this landscape anymore, one healthcare CIO says. The name of the game is next-generation cybersecurity tools. Continue Reading
According to one CIO, blockchain has a ways to go before reaching maturity, but, eventually, it will provide great value to healthcare. Continue Reading
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A healthcare security expert describes the common and emerging tactics attackers use during healthcare security breaches and what to do to protect against them. Continue Reading
For families waiting on a loved one undergoing a procedure in the OR, updates are their saving grace. A secure texting app provides updates right from the OR. Continue Reading
Phishing attacks, clicking on malicious links and visiting malicious sites is a problem for hospital network security. One health system uses Cisco Umbrella to solve this problem. Continue Reading
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Last week, SearchHealthIT discussed how the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force declared cybersecurity a public health issue. This week, SearchHealthIT takes an in-depth look at the six ... Continue Reading
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will soon launch a healthcare focused cybersecurity center, according to a press release. Christopher Wlaschin, chief information security ... Continue Reading
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). ... Continue Reading