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.
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.
Thor Ryan, chief security officer at the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, offers lessons learned as a result of his organization's $1.7 million settlement following a HIPAA compliance investigation triggered by a small breach incident.
In a merger, communication is essential for ensuring security and privacy challenges are met, says Christopher Paidhrin of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, whose parent company recently went through a merger and will soon undergo another.