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    Wearable Devices: Security Risks

    Expert Offers Mitigation Advice for Healthcare Organizations By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Wearable Devices: Security Risks

    Before healthcare entities consider accepting data from consumers' wearable devices, they need to take appropriate security measures, says Verizon security expert Suzanne Widup.

  • Article

    Unencrypted Device Breaches Persist

    Health Data Breach Tally Shows String of Theft Incidents By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Unencrypted Device Breaches Persist

    Although hacker attacks have dominated the recent headlines, a snapshot of the federal health data breach tally shows that stolen unencrypted devices continue to be a common breach cause, although these incidents usually affect far fewer patients.

  • Article

    Apple, Samsung Devices: Bug Warnings

    Over 600 Million Samsung Devices at Risk from Keyboard Flaw By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Apple, Samsung Devices: Bug Warnings

    Security researchers warn of "Xara" flaws in Apple iOS and OS X that could be used to intercept passwords and banking data, as well as a keyboard app that puts more than 600 million Samsung device users at risk.

  • Blog

    How VA Keeps Medical Devices 'Clean'

    CIO Offers Best Practices for Securing Devices By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    How VA Keeps Medical Devices 'Clean'

    In the wake of recent alerts about infusion pump security vulnerabilities, now's a good time for all healthcare organizations to reassess their basic practices for keeping medical devices secure and safe. Check out what the VA is doing.

  • Article

    Unencrypted Devices a Breach Headache

    The Ongoing Risk Posed by Lost, Stolen Mobile Devices By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Unencrypted Devices a Breach Headache

    A new report of a data breach involving hard drives and a laptop stolen from a car in Indiana calls attention to the ongoing risk to patient data posed by unencrypted mobile devices.

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