The Department of Health and Human Services is taking the first steps toward resuming the HIPAA compliance audit program this year, examining business associates as well as covered entities. Find out what's planned.
Advanced, ever-evolving threats call for security solutions vendors to counter with equally advanced and sophisticated solutions. JD Sherry of Trend Micro discusses new strategic alliances and product sets dedicated to creating new measures of threat defense.
Our third annual Healthcare Information Security Today Survey reveals the top challenges that healthcare organizations are facing in complying with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. Find out what issues are proving most difficult to address.
A new guide from WEDI offers some basic tips for organizations assessing incidents under the HIPAA Omnibus breach notification rule. But it's important to address additional factors for effective beach assessment and response, two experts say.
Many endpoints in the healthcare sector, including medical devices, are being hacked because of inadequate security, according to a new study from the SANS Institute that identified apparent vulnerabilities at 375 organizations.
The HIMSS 2014 Conference, to be held Feb. 23 to 27 in Orlando, will feature an impressive lineup of privacy and security educational content, plus updates from federal regulators. Check out the highlights.
Healthcare organizations can take several key steps to help avoid the scrutiny of their state's attorney general and defend against possible class action lawsuits in the aftermath of data breaches, says privacy attorney David Navetta.
Now that the cybersecurity framework has been released, security experts are pondering whether the voluntary approach to following the guidance might eventually need to be replaced by some sort of mandate.