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From a security technology perspective, smaller healthcare organizations don’t have to be inhibited by size and, instead, can use a progressive outlook more »

Connie Sadler, Information Security Officer for the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, is beginning to plan out her organization’s security plans more »

Northwestern Memorial Hospital will be upgrading some of its technology infrastructure over the next year or so and Ross Dworman, Information Security more »

Sometimes, you have to provide those who are unsure about the realities of cloud computing with a reality check. Bruce Forman, Chief more »

Bruce Forman, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of UMass Memorial Medical Center, has been tasked with securing patient data at the second-largest more »

The 2013 “Most Wired” survey by Hospitals & Health Networks shows that healthcare organizations are doing their best to keep patient data more »

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has matured and has finally found its place within IT over the past few years. Is it the more »

Between hearing complaints from clinical staff about log-in times and worrying about the myriad patch updates for physical PCs, it’s no wonder more »

Protecting portable devices has quickly risen to the top of healthcare CIOs’ priority lists, but forming a protection plan that’s technologically and more »

Berkshire Health Systems, McAfee and DynTek hosted a Webcast yesterday titled “Three Defensive Moves for Data Security and Management in Healthcare.” With more »

A recent Washington Post report on healthcare cyber security indicates that not only do healthcare organizations still appear to unwilling to take more »

New Jersey’s Atlantic Health System announced recently that it was ranked No. 4 among 81 hospitals in Security Magazine’s annual survey of more »

There are numerous projects around desktop optimization happening today in the healthcare community. Many organizations are looking to refresh hardware and regain more »

Verizon Enterprise Solutions released its top business-tech trends for 2013 and No. 5 on the list was IT security, which healthcare organizations more »

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, in response to the mass data breach of around 780,000 Medicaid patients Utah Senator Stuart Reid more »

Though Cybersecurity Act of 2012 will likely die before it affects healthcare organizations, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev, is making one last more »

An important part of healthcare providers remaining HIPAA-compliant is how they handle their policies and procedures. According to CEO and founder of more »

BOSTON – When asked about healthcare IT security risk management at yesterday’s Imprivata HealthCon12 conference, Good Samaritan Hospital CIO Chuck Christian said more »

In the healthcare sector, mobile applications and secure short message service (SMS) are becoming more popular because they are a much faster, more »

Healthcare providers should understand how each encryption layer works so they can choose the best fit for their patients’ ePHI. Encryption is more »

The introduction of telemedicine stems from the fact that there are certain areas unable to receive the right healthcare because of geographical more »

Bring your own device (BYOD) is becoming increasingly more popular in the healthcare sector among physicians, nurses and healthcare staff. The devices more »

Data breaches are major issues for healthcare facilities because patients’ electronic protected health information (EPHI) is left vulnerable to identify fraud or more »

For smaller healthcare providers that have shrinking IT budgets and increasing EHR meaningful use requirements, keeping track of HIPAA regulations is no more »

California hospital systems such as Sutter Health and St. Joseph Health have all experienced data breaches in 2011 and 2012, leaving many more »