• Mobile Security

    Health data breach risks can appear in numerous ways, including through relationships with contractors and from lackluster BYOD policies. Healthcare providers need to remain diligent more »

    Robin Williams, the late actor and comedian, is widely quoted as saying, “If you can remember the ‘60s, then you weren’t there.” Similar sentiment may more »

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

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

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

    Seeing as there has been an abundance of mHealth news and announcements involving mobile device security and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance over the 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 mobile applications. The 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 easy. Dale Atkins, more »

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

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

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

    Did you know that 24,800 patients’ medical data could be exposed to abuse today? According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), that 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 trends. But many more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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