The Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium is developing a tool to help providers select medical devices based, in part, on their security attributes, says Dale Nordenberg, M.D., executive director.
CIOs need to go beyond a short-term focus on securing individual systems and take a broader, long-term view on privacy and security issues, says Harry Greenspun, M.D., of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
Solutionary is out with its 2013 Global Threat Intelligence Report. What are the top four threats to organizations, and how can they be mitigated? Security strategist Don Gray offers insights and tips.
DDoS attacks on banks have returned, and the attackers are changing their tactics and expanding their attack toolsets. How must organizations change the way they defend against DDoS? Carlos Morales of Arbor Networks shares strategies.
Farzad Mostashari, M.D., the national coordinator for health information technology, wants to ramp up use of health information exchange to improve care quality. In an exclusive interview, he tackles privacy, security issues.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is replacing its decade-old identity management system with a new system that can better tackle emerging risks, says John Houston, UPMC's security and privacy leader.
Preparing for compliance with the privacy and security provisions of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program go hand-in-hand, says federal privacy officer Joy Pritts.
As the banking industry gets better at defending itself against security threats, cybercriminals will focus more of their attention on stealing data from the healthcare industry, predicts cybercrime expert Bill Fox.
Business line managers are in better positions to control and monitor network and system access privileges than IT departments, since they know their employees and the privileges they should be provided, says Bill Evans of Dell Software.
Authenticating appropriate network administrators and employees has become increasingly challenging, especially for healthcare organizations and regional banking institutions, says Tim Ager of Celestix.