How Organizations Can Respond Faster to Today's New Breed of Cyber-Attacks
Under the shadow of advanced security threats, only 20% of organizations rate their incident response programs as "very effective." Their biggest gaps: Being able to detect and contain malware, which can also be the precursor to advanced...
A recent $1 million cyberheist at a county hospital illustrates why healthcare organizations must pay attention to securing financial as well as clinical data - and educate staff about how to recognize phishing e-mails.
The Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Experian® Data Breach Resolution, conducted the "Securing Outsourced Consumer Data." The study surveyed over 700 individuals in organizations that transfer or share consumer data with vendors.
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The frequency of data...
The cost of a data breach or privacy violation goes far beyond compromised records to include hard-dollar expenditures for breach notification, credit monitoring, regulatory fines and legal fees. Not to mention the immeasurable cost of reputation loss.
To avoid these losses, security leaders are increasingly...
Farzad Mostashari, M.D., the national coordinator for health information technology, sees the exchange of health information as a way to improve care quality. But what's his vision for achieving truly secure data exchange?
In the aftermath of a massive health data breach last year and a smaller incident this year, the state of Utah is taking a number of steps, including creating a data security office within the health department.
As major health data breaches continue to grab headlines, and as federal regulators step up enforcement of privacy and security requirements under the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule, healthcare organizations face the challenge of ensuring patient information is adequately protected. What are their key action items? We...
As hospitals and clinics plow ahead with their HIPAA Omnibus Rule compliance efforts, they should also remind patients to be careful when communicating their own health information. A clinical psychologist offers practical insights.
Complying with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule requires a task force approach, says John Pritchard, information security manager at St. Charles Health System. Find out why Pritchard believes the rule eliminates ambiguities.
Health data breaches involving the loss or theft of unencrypted computing devices are a persistent problem, according to the most recent federal statistics. A security expert offers insights and advice.