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Content tagged with Security & Privacy
posted in July 2014
USB Hardware Easily Subverted, Researchers Claim
News  |  7/31/2014
Security researchers say they can reprogram USB controller chips to hijack USB devices and connected computers.
10 Health Apps That Might Make You Sick
Slideshows  |  7/31/2014
As government and industry groups debate the best way to oversee healthcare apps, some questionable software hits the market.
Healthcare Security: CSOs Needed
News  |  7/29/2014
Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.
Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals
News  |  7/28/2014
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.
When Patients Fear EHR
Commentary  |  7/28/2014
When patients believe paper medical records are safer and more private than electronic ones, their health can suffer.
Cyber Attacks Happen: Build Resilient Systems
News  |  7/25/2014
You can't stop all attacks or build the perfect defense system. The higher-level objective is resilience.
Wearables In Healthcare: Privacy Rules Needed
Commentary  |  7/23/2014
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.
Web Tracking Advances Beat Privacy Defenses
News  |  7/22/2014
Technologies such as canvas fingerprinting, evercookies, and cookie syncing prompt new call for privacy regulation.
Meaningful Use EHR Audits: When, Not If
Commentary  |  7/22/2014
So your organization has accepted the feds' financial incentive. Now it's time to prove you're entitled to it.
IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
News  |  7/21/2014
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
How E-Discovery Cuts Legal Costs For Novo Nordisk
Commentary  |  7/21/2014
Pharma giant boosts efficiency, reduces outsourcing labor with in-house technology that discovers and produces electronic information for legal purposes.
Healthcare IT Cloud Safety: 5 Basics
Slideshows  |  7/17/2014
Healthcare is warming up to cloud services, and that means extra vigilance. Here's what you should be doing at a minimum to keep data safe.
Data Breach Notification Law: Will Florida Lead?
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Florida's stringent new breach notification law might encourage lawmakers to finally enact a federal standard.
Can Privacy Survive Social Networking?
Commentary  |  7/14/2014
Sgrouples shows social networking doesn't have to mean surrendering personal data.
Standardize EMRs, For Security & Safety's Sake
Commentary  |  7/14/2014
Electronic medical records help healthcare organizations improve patient care, but lack of standardization could cause safety and security problems.
HIPAA Compliance: What Every Developer Should Know
Commentary  |  7/11/2014
Apple Health and Google Fit have spurred a surge of interest in health apps. Here's what developers need to understand about HIPAA compliance.
How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
News  |  7/8/2014
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
HIPAA Complaints Vex Healthcare Organizations
News  |  7/8/2014
Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.
Florida Law Aims To Tighten Data Security
News  |  7/7/2014
Florida's new data privacy law increases security accountability for all enterprises; healthcare providers could face greater burden to protect patients' personal information.
Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
Commentary  |  7/7/2014
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
Hurricane Arthur: Healthcare IT Teams Brace
News  |  7/3/2014
As the first hurricane of the Atlantic season approaches, healthcare organizations can still take steps to secure data.


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