Privacy & Security

Memorial Health System HIPAA
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am February 17, 2017
The Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights said more than 115,000 people had their PHI accessed and disclosed.
Hack healthcare Fortinet

Fortinet security strategist Derek Manky said that IoT-based attacks are the most interesting they encounter right now. 

By Bill Siwicki 12:00 pm February 16, 2017
The security vendor’s research also found that Internet of Things and medical devices are at the center of the storm.
ONC code-a-thon blockchain

Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, sees long-term potential applications of blockchain across healthcare.

By Mike Miliard 11:32 am February 15, 2017
Hosted in Washington by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the event aims to find ways to deploy the emerging technology in healthcare to solve issues such as identity management, data aggregation and more.
CISO infosec Stephen Cobb

Stephen Cobb said skilled CISOs can be hard to come but today's crop are getting better at their job. 

By Bernie Monegain 07:38 am February 15, 2017
Infosec expert Stephen Cobb says chief information officers score high in conscientiousness and openness and low in neuroticism. And while the pipeline of upcoming CISOs is thin right now, today’s leaders are getting better at their job. 
Evolve IP Nimble Storage

Evolve IP healthcare program manager David McCrystal

By Bill Siwicki 07:04 am February 15, 2017
The partnership is designed to give healthcare organizations the ability to deploy on-premises flash arrays supported by cloud infrastructure for hybrid cloud, backup and disaster recovery systems.
HIMSS17
By Gus Venditto 04:27 pm February 14, 2017
A list of fun events taking place in the evening hours.
By Bill Siwicki 04:28 pm February 13, 2017
Whether malicious or not, insiders remain a major threat to healthcare organizations, according to the monthly Protenus Breach Barometer.
cloud secure

University of California Irvine Health CIO Chuck Podesta said that even public clouds are becoming safe environments but healthcare executives should take security issues into account and be careful to create durable contracts. 

By Bernie Monegain 07:19 am February 13, 2017
The veteran healthcare technology leader urged executives to move faster with cloud migration and said that the big vendors spend a lot of time and money on information security.
Sponsored by
By Verizon 10:56 am February 10, 2017
Adoption of high-bandwidth applications such as telemedicine and EMR/EHR infrastructure are driving the need for an efficient delivery of business critical applications.
Shark Tank Herjavec HIMSS17
By Tom Sullivan 10:02 am February 10, 2017
The security specialist and TV star said he is very bullish on the big opportunities that hospitals and health systems have but also noted that new technologies bring new vulnerability and threat vectors. 

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