A Government Accountability Office report says the FDA needs to develop a better strategy for monitoring information security problems in medical devices. Find out what GAO recommends, and why others agree.
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.
Federal regulators stirred up controversy when they sent a letter to five healthcare associations warning that the government will prosecute healthcare providers who "game" the system by using EHRs to submit fraudulent bills.
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.
NIST's Ron Ross, one of the world's top information risk thought leaders, says new guidance he co-wrote doesn't dictate how organizations must approach risk assessment, but gives enterprises options on how to conduct risk appraisals.
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.
Accountable Care Organization participants face a number of challenges regarding security and privacy, including obtaining patient consent for sharing their information, says Bill Spooner, CIO at Sharp Healthcare.