Healthcare organizations aren't performing enough analysis of user behavior to detect possible insider threats, says security consultant Mac McMillan, who outlines the importance of auditing for abnormalities.
Insurer WellPoint has agreed to pay the Department of Health and Human Services $1.7 million to settle a HIPAA case stemming from a website data breach that may have exposed information on more than 612,000 individuals.
Although major healthcare data breaches appear to be on the decline this year, losses and thefts of unencrypted devices continue to be a problem. Bill Lazarus of Stanford Medicine explains how his organization is tackling the issue.
In 2012, Experian Data Breach Resolution dealt with 1700 breaches - 800 of them in the healthcare sector. What are the common gaps for organizations looking to comply with new HIPAA Omnibus standards?
Within Experian's caseload, there are three common types of targets: Major state databases; smaller healthcare...
Intermountain Healthcare stepped up its risk assessment efforts to better identify security issues and help ensure it can pass a federal HIPAA audit. Plus, it's developing security best practices to share with others.