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Healthcare Cloud DLP Violations Top Among Industries


Healthcare cloud security is an increasingly important issue, especially as more providers turn to cloud storage options. Organizations need to account for numerous types of data security measures, and if a recent report is any indication,...

Maintaining Health IT Security While Moving to the Cloud


We’re seeing more healthcare organizations move to the cloud to create unparalleled levels of scalability and business extension. However, health IT security must still be a top priority as the move takes place. For some time,...

Creating Healthcare Cloud Security for Cancer Research


Healthcare cloud security is becoming an increasingly important issue in the healthcare space, especially as more organizations are using cloud options for storage and other needs. More facilities are also branching into healthcare...

Creating New Healthcare Cloud End-User, Environment Policies


Cloud computing, mobility, and even the concepts of IoT are becoming staples within the IT and healthcare communities. Organizations are gearing up to move to the cloud and utilize a fast amount of resources to help them work with a...

Healthcare Cloud Usage Exceeds IT Expectations, Report Finds


More healthcare organizations are beginning to implement cloud computing options for data storage options, but if a recent report is any indication, healthcare cloud usage has increased beyond what many IT teams expected. The average...

Is Healthcare Cloud Data Security Strong Enough?


With more covered entities beginning to implement cloud computing options, the issue of healthcare cloud data security becomes increasingly important. Not storing PHI in a physical location can definitely have its benefits, but if...

How to Keep a Secure Healthcare Environment in the Future


I recently attended this year’s Cisco Partner Summit which was held in Montreal. The event featured exciting conversations, new trends, and a clearly growing technology field. There were some big messages at this year’s...

How Healthcare Can Create a Secure Hybrid Cloud


There is a visible change happening within the modern healthcare architecture. New types of users, applications and use-cases are all emerging and pushing business drivers forward. One of the biggest impactors of the modern business is, of...

Healthcare Leads in Cloud Security Adoption, Says Survey


Cloud security adoption is increasing in popularity, and the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are leading the way, according to a recent CipherCloud survey. Those two industries represent 38 percent of respondents who are...

HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud: Breaking Down HIPAA Rules


HIPAA compliance in cloud computing is becoming an increasingly important topic as more covered entities (CEs) begin to consider this option for data storage. Even as cloud computing technology evolves, it is essential that CEs – and...

Are Healthcare Regulatory Mandates Harming the Industry?


Healthcare regulatory mandates are designed to help covered entities keep sensitive data, such as patients’ protected health information (PHI), secure. As technology continues to evolve, it is especially critical for healthcare...

Healthcare Cloud Services: 5 Uses You Didn’t Know About


Healthcare cloud services are opening up endless, new windows of opportunity for providers and patients alike. It’s no secret that today’s healthcare industry has become more digital, more collaborative, more patient-centered...

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant When Using Your Healthcare Cloud


The proliferation of healthcare cloud computing has allowed so many organizations to extend their environments, utilize more flexible resources, and empower their users. New types of cloud models have allowed the seamless transition of...

Balancing Healthcare Cloud Prospects With Security Needs


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, Technical Architect at Munson Medical Center of...

App developers call for more HHS privacy, security guidance


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 developer-friendly resources to help them comply...

Experts reflect on healthcare cloud data security, compliance


Though cloud computing technology innovation is constant and healthcare organizations are growing increasingly comfortable with cloud data storage, there are still adoption obstacles. iHT2′s Answers to Healthcare Leaders’ Cloud...

Cloud data risk report: Seeing how healthcare stacks up


The quarterly Cloud Adoption and Risk (CAR) Report from Skyhigh Networks uses usage data collected from customers around the world to help explain how some enterprise organizations adopt and use cloud data. The anonymized data was...

Medical center looks at hybrid cloud options, security needs


Transitioning data from your own data center to a cloud environment is never a completely smooth process, but recent data breaches have likely forced healthcare organizations to ensure cloud data is secure as possible. Some organizations...

Boston researchers look at cloud encryption needs


A group of Boston researchers will be involved in a project part of the National Science Foundation’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program, which will take a broad look at cloud computing innovation and, in party, try to find...

L.A. County moves to Office 365: Security considerations


A healthcare organization announcing that it has begun using a cloud computing platform isn’t quite the news-maker that it used to be. But the context of these decisions can still be attention-worthy, including to what degree...


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