The American Health Information Management Association has released a framework of eight key principles to help guide healthcare organizations in their information governance. Important elements of data privacy and security are woven throughout.
JPMorgan Chase has confirmed that 76 million households and 7 million small businesses were impacted by a breach that reportedly began in June and was not detected until late July. One fraud expert calls the breach "a national crisis."
The Food and Drug Administration has issued final guidance calling for manufacturers to consider cybersecurity risks as part of the design and development of medical devices. Find out what the agency recommends.
The Justice Department announces that four alleged members of an international hacking ring have been charged with stealing intellectual property valued at $100 million, including a U.S. Army Apache helicopter simulator and Microsoft Xbox prototypes.
Considering healthcare's recent track record of frequent data breaches, organizations must take steps to mitigate the risks posed by the Bash flaws known as Shellshock now to help avoid becoming the next victim of a hacker attack.
A dispute involving an EHR vendor that allegedly locked out a small clinic's access to patient data illustrates why healthcare organizations need to carefully scrutinize the HIPAA-related fine print in their business associate contracts.
The automated version of the IT risk management and governance framework should save project leaders 30 to 60 hours of work over a manual process of building a secure IT system, ISACA President Robert Stroud says.