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  • Hack Attacks: Not Just Insurers at Risk

    Analysts Ponder Who Could Be Targeted Next Hack Attacks: Not Just Insurers at Risk

    Although the CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield breach is the third major hacker attack against a health insurer revealed in recent months, experts warn that other organizations, including health information exchanges, could be targeted next. Read more...

  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Hacked

    Insurer Says Intrusion Resulted in Breach Impacting 1.1 Million CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Hacked

    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is the latest health insurer to be targeted by a sophisticated hacking attack. It recently discovered that an intrusion into a database in June 2014 resulted in a breach affecting 1.1 million individuals. Read more...

  • Is FDA Device Alert Tip of Iceberg?

    Why More Cybersecurity Warnings Could Be Coming Is FDA  Device Alert Tip of Iceberg?

    A Food and Drug Administration warning regarding security vulnerabilities found in certain infusion pumps of one vendor will likely be followed by cybersecurity alerts about flaws in medical devices from other manufacturers. Read more...

  • CISO: Compliance Is Wrong InfoSec Focus

    Tips for Building Stronger Information Security Programs CISO: Compliance Is Wrong InfoSec Focus
    Cris Ewell

    Although the 2015 Healthcare Information Security Today survey shows improving regulatory compliance is priority No. 1, CISO Cris Ewell of Seattle Children's Hospital suggests building a strong information security program should be a higher priority. Read more...

  • FDA: Infusion Pumps Are Vulnerable

    Warning Describes Security Flaws in Certain Hospira Devices FDA: Infusion Pumps Are Vulnerable

    Security vulnerabilities in certain infusion pumps manufactured by Hospira could allow an unauthorized user to alter the dose the devices deliver, the FDA warns. Just a few months ago, the FDA issued a medical device security guide. Read more...

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    Committee Passes Bill Altering HIPAA

    Research-Boosting Legislation Calls for Changing Privacy Rule By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Committee Passes Bill Altering HIPAA

    The 21st Century Cure bill, designed to advance medical research and innovation, has passed another Congressional hurdle without any revisions to controversial provisions that call for significant changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

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    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    Don't Rush to Fix 20-Year-Old Flaw, Experts Say By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    While the "Logjam" vulnerability raises serious concerns, there's no need to rush related patches into place, according to several information security experts. Learn the key issues, and how organizations must respond

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    Coast Guard Health Data Privacy Suspect

    IG: Personnel, Kin May Be Exposed to Loss of Privacy, ID Theft By Eric Chabrow
    Coast Guard Health Data Privacy Suspect

    The United States Coast Guard faces challenges in protecting the private information found in medical records of its personnel and their families, a Department of Homeland Security inspector general report says.

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    House Votes to Ban NSA Bulk Collection

    USA Freedom Act Passes by Wide Margin By Eric Chabrow
    House Votes to Ban NSA Bulk Collection

    Legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone records won overwhelming approval in the House of Representatives, but its fate in the Senate remains far from certain.

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    FTC's LabMD Case: The Next Steps

    Commission Won't Call Rebuttal Witness By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    FTC's LabMD Case: The Next Steps

    The FTC will not call a witness to refute damaging testimony by a former employee of Tiversa, the firm at the center of the FTC's security case against medical testing company LabMD. The case could proceed to closing arguments in the coming weeks.

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