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  • HIMSS15: 3 Privacy, Security Takeaways

    Interoperability, Cyberthreats and New Targets HIMSS15: 3 Privacy, Security Takeaways

    Three key themes tied to privacy and security emerged at this year's Healthcare Information and Management System's Society Conference, which drew more than 43,000 attendees. Read more...

  • Cyber-Attack Risk Mitigation: Key Steps

    How to Avoid Becoming the Next Hacker Victim Cyber-Attack Risk Mitigation: Key Steps
    Mac McMillan

    Healthcare organizations need to take several key steps to protect their environments from the type of cyber-attacks that recently affected Anthem Inc. and Premera Blue Cross, says security expert Mac McMillan of CynergisTek. Read more...

  • HIPAA Compliance Audits Remain on Hold

    OCR Official Describes New Guidance in the Works HIPAA Compliance Audits Remain on Hold

    After a three-year delay, federal regulators remain tight-lipped about when the next round of HIPAA compliance audits will begin. But a variety of HIPAA-related guidance is in the works, a government official reveals at the HIMSS15 conference. Read more...

  • Could Big HIPAA Settlements Be Coming?

    Privacy Attorney Adam Greene on Enforcement Trends Could Big HIPAA Settlements Be Coming?
    Adam Greene

    Federal regulators will likely announce a number of eye-popping financial settlements for HIPAA violations later this year as a result of breach investigations, predicts privacy attorney Adam Greene. Read more...

  • ONC's Privacy Officer: The Latest Tips

    Lucia Savage Describes New Guide, Outlines Key Challenges ONC's Privacy Officer: The Latest Tips
    ONC's Lucia Savage

    Lucia Savage, chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, describes an updated privacy and security guide for physician practices and discusses a variety of other cybersecurity issues in an interview at HIMSS15. Read more...

  • Article

    Raytheon to Acquire Websense

    Defense Contractor Announces $1.9 Billion Deal By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Raytheon to Acquire Websense

    Raytheon has agreed to acquire security firm Websense for $1.9 billion. The move comes as the number of information security attacks being launched against government agencies and defense contractors increases.

  • Blog

    Hot Sessions at RSA 2015

    Threat Intelligence, Crypto Among Topics at Must-See Sessions By Mathew Schwartz
    Hot Sessions at RSA 2015

    Everything from playing cybersecurity offense to the limits of cryptography in the post-Snowden era are on the agenda for this year's RSA Conference. Here's our rundown of must-see events.

  • Blog

    Info-Sharing Bills: What Happens Next?

    Obama's Stand on Two Measures Could Affect Their Fate By Eric Chabrow
    Info-Sharing Bills: What Happens Next?

    As the House prepares to vote this week on two cyberthreat information sharing bills, their fates will rest as much on the White House's reaction to the proposals as on what happens in Congress.

  • Interview

    HIPAA Omnibus: Compliance Struggles

    Security Expert Tom Walsh Identifies the Pain Points By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    HIPAA Omnibus: Compliance Struggles

    Although it's been about 18 months since the HIPAA Omnibus Rule went into effect, many healthcare organizations are still struggling to comply with certain provisions, says security expert Tom Walsh.

  • Article

    House Panel Passes Info Sharing Bill

    Democratic Attempts to Limit Liability Safeguards Fail By Eric Chabrow
    House Panel Passes Info Sharing Bill

    After beating back amendments by Democratic members to limit liability protections for businesses, the House Homeland Security Committee on April 14 unanimously approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation on a voice vote.

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