The Cleveland Clinic is in continuous risk assessment mode, always on the lookout for emerging threats and vulnerabilities, says Mark Dill, director of information security. Learn about his top priorities.
As a result of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, which broadens the number of organizations that must meet privacy and security requirements, demand for infosec pros in healthcare is higher than ever. Where is the greatest need?
Security and IT leaders, including John Halamka, are calling attention to the difficulty of complying with a HIPAA Omnibus provision about not passing along certain patient information to insurers. What are their concerns?
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
To comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, business associates and their subcontractors must immediately take several steps, including thoroughly documenting their privacy and security practices, says security expert Susan Lucci.
In recent months the Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit has found that the healthcare industry is particularly vulnerable to advanced threats, with many of the most prevalent malware tools used by Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups affecting the healthcare industry at a rate comparable to or greater than its...
Mobile device usage in healthcare facilities has increased significantly in recent years, with more than 2 out of 5 physicians already using a smartphone or tablet during patient consultations. The potential benefits to adoption of these devices are compelling, including facilitation of patient involvement in the care...
Several consumer advocates say they're pleased that the HIPAA Omnibus Rule strengthens patient privacy protections and helps ensure patients can obtain their records. Learn about what they like - and dislike - in the rule.