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posted in October 2014
Facebook Adds Tor Support
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?
VA Buckles Down On Cyber Security, Program Management
News  |  10/30/2014
Agency refocuses IT priorities on data protection, on-time project delivery to overcome past poor performance.
Real-Time Analytics Can Help Stop Ebola
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Data analytics can improve disease-related processes to mitigate human suffering and ensure that future outbreaks are managed more effectively.
Is US Tech Policy Ready For A Zombie Apocalypse?
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Current digital policies don't adequately cover dead people, much less zombies. As we approach Halloween, here are five digital policies that need updating.
Chipmaker Disables Counterfeits With Software Update
News  |  10/28/2014
FTDI's update, targeting counterfeit chips, could disable systems widely embedded in healthcare, critical infrastructure, and consumer products.
Power To The Patient: How Hospitals Can Improve
Commentary  |  10/24/2014
A loved one's week in the hospital provides insight into ways hospitals can enhance the patient experience and cut costs. Here are seven suggestions.
DHS Investigates Dozens Of Medical Device Cybersecurity Flaws
News  |  10/23/2014
Department of Homeland Security reportedly investigating two-dozen products from major medical device manufacturers for security holes.
Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Commentary  |  10/22/2014
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
Mend The Broken Doctor-Patient Relationship
Commentary  |  10/14/2014
Americans have lost faith in the healthcare industry. A more realistic view of the profession, coupled with the right technology, can help restore that trust.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
Prescription Database Privacy Case Heads For Legal Showdown
News  |  10/8/2014
California Supreme Court will decide whether the state's medical board breached patient privacy when it used data from a state prescription database to discipline a physician.
Inside A HIPAA Breach
News  |  10/7/2014
A business associate's breach has a serious ripple effect on one small healthcare provider.
Healthcare Big Data Debate: Public Good Vs. Privacy
News  |  10/6/2014
Big data's role in healthcare could be hindered by government privacy regulations such as HIPAA, say experts at the Body Computing Conference. Who should own health data?
Facebook Health? Thumbs Down
Commentary  |  10/6/2014
Facebook may be eyeing the healthcare space to create new communities and apps. Given Facebook's privacy history, users will be wary.
FDA Delivers Medical Device Security Guidelines
News  |  10/3/2014
As the FDA attempts to bolster the security of medical devices, some experts warn that guidance is too little, too late.
Ad Haters: The Backlash Against Google And Facebook
Commentary  |  10/3/2014
Social network Ello is capitalizing on discontent with online advertising.


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