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Health Data Breach

As clearly evidenced by the daily headlines about security breaches, traditional defense tools are failing to protect enterprises from advanced targeted attacks. A deeper understanding more »

The threat of email borne attacks is greater than ever with malware volumes increasing drastically. One of the most common, and difficult to detect, email more »

From the hacktivists who deploy powerful distributed-denial-of-service attacks, to nation states that pilfer competitive information, as well as organized crime rings that siphon payment card more »

Another email phishing scam was reported at an Ascension Health facility, but it has not yet been said whether the two incidents are related. Seton more »

Staying HIPAA compliant is not always an easy task, especially as new technological options develop, such as cloud computing, mobile devices, and EMRs. Rush University more »

Following the Anthem data breach, company representatives were slated to speak at several public forums this week at Indiana-based Ball State University, where employees were more »

The HIPAA Security Rule created a national set of security standards designed to protect certain health information, either held or transferred in electronic form. However, more »

The key to your defensive strategy lies in your ability to understand the unique needs of your organization and your ability to observe and manage more »

The number of PHI incidents affecting veterans decreased by approximately 65 percent in March, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) latest report to more »

Healthcare cybersecurity threats are an increasing issue for the industry, but healthcare data breaches can occur in numerous ways. An apparent shift is underway though, more »

Healthcare data center security mistakes will happen, and the unfortunate part is that this seems to be happening more and more often. The modern data more »

In the wake of the Premera Blue Cross and Anthem, Inc. data breaches, Washington’s attorney general and two lawmakers are calling for stronger data breach more »

The class action data breach lawsuit against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey was dismissed on March 31, with the judge citing that more »

Life Care Center of Attleboro in Massachusetts posted two separate announcements on its website about a potential PHI data breach after the company that stores more »

We are just three months into 2015, and two large scale health data breaches have already taken place. The Anthem data breach affected approximately 78 more »

The Premera data breach that potentially put the sensitive information, including PHI, of 11 million individuals at risk has now led to five class action more »

Two data breach bills introduced last week by Rep. Jim Langevin are set to directly compete with previously announced legislation put into play by House more »

No healthcare facility wants patient PHI compromised, let alone by its own employees. However, that is the situation that Florida Hospital is currently working through, more »

Healthcare data breaches can be devastating for patients and the healthcare facility that was attacked. The organization could face severe penalties from the Department of more »

Last week, the Premera data breach announcement further pushed the data security of healthcare organizations into the limelight. The health insurer stated that approximately 11 more »

Data breach notification letters about the Anthem breach are not being sent out in timely enough fashion, according to Senate health committee leaders. Senate health more »

The Premera Blue Cross breach potentially put the protected health information (PHI) of approximately 11 million members at risk. The incident is being called a more »

Premera Blue Cross announced today that it was the “target of a sophisticated cyber attack,” leading to a health data breach that could potentially affect more »

Home health and hospice company Amedisys recently discovered that it had 142 missing encrypted devices during a risk management process. The organization said in a more »

We repeatedly underline the importance of all three HIPAA compliant safeguards in order to prevent potential data breaches from occurring. Having locks on office doors more »

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