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April 24, 2020
To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments and organizations are using contact tracing and thermal imaging for fever detection, but these methods carry privacy concerns.
February 14, 2020
An attack on affiliates of Boston Children's Hospital demonstrates how smaller healthcare organizations are often ill-prepared for cybersecurity incidents, according to experts.
December 13, 2019
What can the healthcare industry learn about security from finance, retail and manufacturing? Two CISOs who came to healthcare from other industries give their take.
November 18, 2019
The Google-Ascension partnership is a 'PR failure' that demonstrates a need for greater transparency about what happens to patient health data.
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