Mobile Security

The US Department of Homeland Security is investigating approximately two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices. Can a hacker more »

As we approach the end of 2014, technology continues to evolve and more healthcare organizations are implementing and fine-tuning their BYOD policies. more »

With the goal in mind of concentrating on growing security concerns about network-connected medical devices, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and more »

Seeing as there has been an abundance of mHealth news and announcements involving mobile device security and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) more »

With more smartphones and tablets being used in the workplace, it’s increasingly important for employees to understand the risks associated with third-party more »

A healthcare organization is constantly weighing short-term plans against long-term goals and ensuring that these different projects are properly aligned isn’t always more »

The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) released its much-anticipated “Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices” guidance to update manufacturers on medical device more »

California enacted legislation, AB 658, earlier this year to shield patient health information stored in personal health records personal health records (PHRs) and more »

Dale Nordenberg, moderator of the medical device security panel discussion at this year’s HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, made an interesting point in more »

As evidenced by the recent announcement of its medical device and cybersecurity workshop on October 21 and 22, 2014, Food and Drug more »

Did you know that 24,800 patients’ medical data could be exposed to abuse today? According to the Department of Health and Human more »

This year’s HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, which took place Sept. 8-9, 2014 in Boston, encompassed a wide range of subjects and healthcare more »

As healthcare organizations continue to move on from pager-based clinical messaging and begin to take advantage of smart phone technology, ensuring staff more »

With more attention being placed on mHealth and medical device security, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chose a good time to more »

Some security risks within a healthcare organization are more apparent than others, but those underlying threats are no less significant. Fernando Martinez, more »

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday, Sept. 23 that it will hold a public workshop to help healthcare organizations more »

Now that Apple has publicized its iOS 8 mobile device privacy and security features that rely on encryption and consent, Google followed more »

A group of healthcare application developers recently called into question what it alleged are outdated government privacy guidance  and unfavorable regulations. In more »

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is looking for answers regarding the new Apple Watch’s new privacy protections and how Apple plans on more »

It’s no secret that data encryption continues to be an IT security sore spot in the healthcare industry, but some recent Forrester more »

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a strong cross-industry term that is getting a lot of hype these days, but a recent more »

BOSTON – A common theme throughout the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum this week was acceptance of risk and how much is tolerable more »

BOSTON – In detailing some recent security “war stories” at the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel more »

Apple has answered prominent privacy questions regarding its soon-to-be-released iOS 8 HealthKit application by creating firm data disclosure rules for developers. The more »

With the understanding that healthcare organizations absolutely need to implement some type of secure communications platform, the question becomes what should they more »