HIPAA, Patient Privacy, Healthcare Data Security BYOD
Technical Safeguards

Technical Safeguards

Healthcare malware attacks are evolving, which is why it is essential for facilities to keep current security measures. As the healthcare industry continues to adopt more »

Cybersecurity is one of the top 10 health technology hazards for 2015, according to a recent ECRI Institute report. Cybersecurity should be a top priority more »

The VA once again failed its annual cybersecurity audit. For the 16th consecutive year, the Department of Veterans Affairs failed its annual cybersecurity audit. The more »

With 69 percent of healthcare providers using mobile devices to view patient information, having a high-quality and secure, yet transparent wireless network within a healthcare more »

Clinical workflows – an established process in a clinician’s daily activity of caring for patients – are increasingly integrating with healthcare information systems, and therefore, more »

Healthcare Data Encryption is a crucial tool for providers as they implement BYOD policies and work to strengthen their EHR systems. Healthcare data encryption is more »

It’s critical to review the requirements of HIPAA technical safeguards to ensure that your healthcare organization is compliant and able to keep PHI safe. While more »

Central Dermatology Center is facing a possible health data breach after finding malware was uploaded into one of its computer servers. A North Carolina dermatology more »

Health data security is not a new issue in the healthcare sector, but with health information exchanges (HIEs) springing up all over the country, facilities more »

Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC has sent out notices to some patients treated prior to August of 2012 that it learned on May 9, 2014 that more »

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced an unencrypted laptop theft that compromised at least more than 500 patients’ data in August, but actual more »

More details surrounding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hurried HealthCare.gov launch last fall are emerging. The most recent, Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-Calif.) more »

According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made strides in addressing HealthCare.gov privacy and security more »

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center recently announced its third data breach in two years, according to local10.com. The most recent breach exposed 82,601 patients’ data more »

A Temple University physicians’ office recently notified 3,780 patients that their data was exposed after a laptop was stolen from its surgery department in July. more »

Central Utah Clinic published a data breach notification letter to alert 31,677 patients that their information had been compromised on August 7, according to a more »

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and FBI are now investigating the recent hack into the HealthCare.Gov test server. For a more »

Perhaps the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had good reason for withholding HealthCare.Gov security control information from the Associated Press. According to a Wall more »

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made news recently when it denied an Associated Press (AP) request for information about HealthCare.Gov security. Though it more »

Duke University Health System recently announced that it experienced a patient data breach on July 1 when an unauthorized person stole an unencrypted thumb drive more »

The umbrella vendor statement “we encrypt all of our data” isn’t enough to satisfy HIPAA regulations, nor is it sufficient for a healthcare organization to more »

Data encryption in healthcare isn’t necessarily a cure-all, as top-flight hackers can crack encryption keys with relative ease. But there is obvious value in ensuring more »

Despite having an organization-wide device encryption policy in place, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced an unencrypted laptop theft that may have compromised more more »

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) refused an Associated Press (AP) request for information regarding HealthCare.Gov security under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI). more »

Self Regional Healthcare of Greenwood, S.C. is alerting patients of a data breach that occurred over Memorial Day weekend when two men stole an unencrypted laptop more »

  • Featured Resource

HealthITSecurity
x

Sign up for our free HealthITSecurity.com newsletter and stay up to date with tips and advice on:

  • HIPAA
  • BYOD
  • Data Security
  • VDI
  • Cloud Security

no, thanks

Our privacy policy