A look at some of the United Kingdom's recent health data breach statistics shows some interesting similarities to the U.S., despite differences in the two countries' health systems and breach reporting practices.
Dozens of lively discussions sprung up among the healthcare CISOs, legal experts and leaders from government agencies and technology vendors at Information Security Media Group's Healthcare Security Summit in New York. So what are some of the key takeaways?
Information Security Media Group's Healthcare Security Summit in New York on Nov. 14-15 will feature a top-notch lineup of more than 40 experts, including leading CISOs, who will explore such issues as battling ransomware, improving medical device security and beefing up breach prevention.
While the U.K. is beefing up funding for hospital cybersecurity, in the U.S., some Congressional leaders are pushing for moves that could have the unintended consequence of sapping security investments by some healthcare providers.
To offset some of the Trump administration's proposed cuts to the budget for the HHS Office for Civil Rights, which enforces HIPAA, the agency proposes to take advantage of another source of revenue. But will the HIPAA compliance audit program survive and thrive?
Several recent health data security incidents serve as reminders of why healthcare entities need to stay focused on efforts to prevent and detect insider breaches, even as attention is diverted by headlines about hacker attacks.
The Trump administration has called for trimming the budget for the Department of Health and Human Services by 18 percent. But what do we know so far about proposed funding for HHS initiatives designed to help ensure health data security and privacy?
The agency that enforces HIPAA is urging healthcare organizations and their business associates to ramp up their efforts to share information on cyber threats as part of a broader effort to develop more mature information security programs.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2017 Conference will offer a slew of educational sessions and informative exhibits focused on top cybersecurity and data privacy challenges facing the healthcare sector. Catch our coverage.
Hackers have apparently hijacked potentially thousands of vulnerable MongoDB databases and demanded ransoms for the return of critical data, with some victims paying up, according to security researchers.
What are the critical elements of developing a "wartime" mindset to deal with serious cyber threats facing the healthcare sector? Find out how presenters and attendees answered this question at ISMG's Healthcare Security Summit.
For healthcare information security professionals, the time has come to adopt a "wartime mindset" to ensure patient information is safeguarded from cyber threats. That's why ISMG has recruited a diverse array of experts to provide timely advice at our Healthcare Security Summit in New York Nov 1-2.