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.
The guidance discusses methods, techniques and best practices for the sanitization of target data on different media types and risk-based approaches organizations can apply to establish and maintain a media sanitization program.
The federal government has unveiled five pilot projects, including two that involve healthcare, that, if successful, could help build trust in online commerce and boost the economy, says Jeremy Grant, head of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program office.
The new report aims to help access-control experts improve their evaluation of the highest security access-control systems by discussing the administration, enforcement, performance and support properties of mechanisms that are embedded in each system.
In the past, just writing "privacy pro" on a business card could get you into the field. "That's not the case today," says the IAPP's Trevor Hughes, who details today's challenges for privacy professionals.
"With the increasing breadth and depth of cyberattacks ... risk assessments provide important information to guide and inform the selection of appropriate defensive measures so organizations can respond effectively," guidance coauthor Ron Ross says.
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.