Let's give BlueCross and BlueShield of Tennessee some credit for acknowledging that it has spent more than $7 million so far dealing with the aftermath of the theft of 57 unencrypted hard drives from a call center.
That breathtaking sum makes it crystal clear that potential data breaches have huge business...
The spotlight is intensifying on the need to use the latest technologies to ensure the privacy and security of healthcare information, especially electronic health records.
That's largely because the HITECH Act set tougher penalties for violations of the HIPAA security and privacy rules and ramped up enforcement.
Every IT vulnerability survey of the past 10 years has had the same item at the top of the list: internal personnel our so-called trusted workers. Billions of dollars, countless vulnerability assessments, thousands of innovative security solutions later, and we still haven't moved the trusted worker off the top of the...
There's been a lot of talk about identity theft over the past year, and there's certainly been a lot of political buzz about healthcare. But what about medical identity theft? Now that's a topic about which we don't hear nearly enough.