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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 »

Though Apple’s HealthKit app won’t be available until the fall when the new iPhone 6 comes out, the consumer tech giant is more »

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer has called for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to form stricter guidelines for fitness tracker and bracelet vendors more »

It’s well-understood that security and employee satisfaction are the major concerns and drivers, respectively, of healthcare BYOD adoption. But where do cross-industry more »

It’s been a few weeks since Apple and IBM announced their new partnership, which made waves in a number of verticals, including more »

In acquiring former partner Secusmart, BlackBerry’s message was clear that, much like its competitors, it’s using security expertise acquisition as a platform more »

Consumer-generated healthcare data privacy doesn’t appear to have caused too many ripples in the general public’s consciousness to this point. But a more »

A recent IDG Connect and ForeScout survey, titled the State of IT Cyber Defense Maturity Report, reviewed the different security threats posed more »

Boston Children’s Hospital is among the latest hospitals to embrace, not attempt to block, clinical text messaging. As Paul Scheib, Children’s IT more »

As referenced by Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) IT Director Frank Baer, there is no turning back from the confluence of mHealth more »

As evidenced by all of the recent healthcare regulation news, our industry is in a state of evolution. While government, healthcare professionals more »

A recent study by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign computer science student Dongjing He reviewed how some mHealth Android applications present privacy and security more »

The continuum of care continues to expand and is forcing integrated delivery networks and health systems to reconsider their health data privacy more »

In addition to warmer New England weather, springtime represents a time where Chris Logan, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Care New England Health of more »

More and more employees are using their personal devices, such as smartphones and tablets, for work purposes, which is why BYOD has more »

Mobile technology has undoubtedly advanced, as today’s smartphone possesses more computing power than NASA did when we first put man on the more »

With potential HIPAA audits looming in the distance, healthcare organizations are both ensuring they have the right technologies in place and are more »

The idea of having a strong security plan in place for a healthcare organization’s eventual data breach is one that has been more »

Most healthcare IT professionals can attest to the fact that medical device management and security are significant roadblocks in building a security more »

According to recently-released results from a Ponemon Institute and Experian Data Breach Resolution report, there are still eHealth services and mobile application more »

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