Anthem Blue Cross agrees to a settlement in a state breach case involving letters that exposed members' Social Security numbers in envelope windows. Find out the financial penalty and other provisions.
Healthcare providers implementing electronic health records need to take steps to ensure that their EHR vendors are adequately addressing privacy and security issues, says Joy Pritts, chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
Healthcare organizations can learn a lesson from communication missteps in the banking sector. Banks struck by DDoS attacks are missing an opportunity to educate customers about cybersecurity, says Gregory Nowak of the Information Security Forum.
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Sept. 30 will award a contract for an enterprise mobile device management system that will support more than 100,000 devices. Find out how BYOD fits into the VA's plans.
HealthcareInfosecurity.com announces its second annual Healthcare Information Security Today Survey gauging top trends, threats and priorities for hospitals, clinics, health plans and integrated delivery systems.
A recent appellate court ruling might pave the way for the first U.S. class action lawsuit involving a health data breach to move forward to trial. Find out the details of this potentially groundbreaking case.