Healthcare organizations can now take advantage of a growing number of resources offering guidance on improving medical device security. Learn about the latest security assessment framework that's now being tested.
To build credibility for its HIPAA enforcement efforts, the Department of Health and Human Services needs to ramp up its breach prevention efforts for the health insurance exchanges slated to begin operations Oct. 1.
The latest statistics on major healthcare data breaches for 2013 are encouraging. But could we see a surge in breach reports after organizations begin using updated federal guidance about how to assess whether to report a breach?
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule stresses the need for business associates to adequately safeguard patient information. What are the implications? Here's what a federal privacy officer and a consumer advocate have to say.
CISOs looking for a way to build credibility with senior executives - and win funding for important projects - need to drop the "just say no" approach and build a reputation as a team player, says security professor Ray Davidson.
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The two final rules for Stage 2 of the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program don't include firm data encryption mandates. But they come very close, indeed. And that's an important step forward.