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October 02, 2019
CynergisTek's Caleb Barlow said misconfiguration of a cloud environment is a top security threat for healthcare organizations.
August 30, 2019
Experts say Massachusetts General Hospital should have included more details about the data breach it suffered in June. Doing so can be valuable to other institutions.
July 19, 2019
Clinical Pathology Laboratories Inc. is the latest victim of a massive data breach that occurred at the American Medical Collection Agency, increasing the number of potentially affected patients to ...
June 06, 2019
A third medical testing company announced it has been impacted by the American Medical Collection Agency data breach, putting the total number of patients potentially affected at 20 million. In an ...
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Healthcare was once wary of the cloud, but the technology has proved to be a boon to the industry. This handbook examines the cloud's advantages versus on premises. Continue Reading
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It's especially important to secure data in healthcare environments, because patients' information is on the line. Things get even more complex with BYOD in the mix. Continue Reading
Healthcare is still catching up to other industries in terms of investments in security and IT. This is complicated by the number of different systems that must be protected. Continue Reading
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Healthcare organizations remain a target for cyberthreats like ransomware and data breaches. These six steps will help health IT departments respond to or prevent cyberattacks. Continue Reading
Want a safer EHR system? Assess the risks, log every single error and then assemble a cross-functional team to investigate. It's a painstaking -- but necessary -- process. Continue Reading
Social engineering continues to be a threat to healthcare organizations. Hospital IT departments must be aware of the common techniques use to deceive unsuspecting users. Continue Reading