This year has seen a significant shift in the healthcare data protection landscape - both in terms of regulatory compliance and the predominant threats. How should healthcare/security leaders prioritize their efforts?
Hospital association lawyer, Melissa Bianchi, testifying before a Senate panel seeks exemptions for healthcare providers from the bill's beach notification rules because they're already covered by HIPAA.
For most organizations, the biggest barrier to cloud computing is fear - "Will my data be secure?" It's time to tackle that fear head-on, says Jeff Reich, director of the Institute of Cybersecurity at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
Federal regulators are seeking comments on a newly proposed rule designed to crack down against payment fraud for all federal health programs, including Medicare, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs.
Pairing a single sign-on system with authentication technologies enables hospitals to provide easier access to electronic health records while ensuring only appropriate clinicians view patient information, the IT director of a rural Iowa hospital says.
Responding to market demand is ISACA, the non-profit security organization, which launched the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control certification for IT risk professionals early this year.
This week's top news and views: Dispute Arises Over Breach Notification; Legal Issues in Cloud Computing; Clarity Needed in Breach Notification Rule. And don't miss our audio week-in-review podcast by Howard Anderson, managing editor.