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October 08, 2020
CISA senior advisor Josh Corman said healthcare CIOs should focus on threat modeling and stronger disaster recovery for better healthcare cybersecurity.
September 30, 2020
A suspected ransomware attack on Universal Health Services is an existential crisis for healthcare organizations that needs to be addressed, according to one security expert.
August 14, 2020
EHR vendors are designing data authorization scopes for third-party health apps. It's a process that hinges on patient trust and requires transparency.
May 29, 2020
Contact tracing mobile applications appear to offer an easier, safer way to track where an infected person has been, but technology could cross a data privacy boundary.
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