U.S. information breaches involving third-party business associates doubled in the first half of the year, says Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center. Find out the other results of the group's breach study.
The federated data model of a long-running Massachusetts HIE has its members safeguarding their own data. Find out the other ways that "pushing" data helps the New England Healthcare Exchange Network protect patient information.
Google will pay $22.5 million to settle FTC charges that it misrepresented its privacy promises to Apple Safari users. The fine is the largest penalty the FTC has ever obtained for violation of one of its orders.
Understanding threats and identifying modern attacks in their early stages is key to preventing subsequent compromises, and proactively sharing information among organizations is an increasingly effective way to identify them.
The United Kingdom and the United States are both cracking down on healthcare organizations that have experienced information breaches. But they're taking very different approaches. Which approach will prove most effective?
A federal advisory committee has expressed support for the concept of eventually requiring multi-factor authentication for clinicians and other individuals involved in certain riskier electronic health information transactions.
The recent theft of an unencrypted laptop computer containing information on more than 9,500 patients of a hospital and a home health agency has Connecticut's Attorney General asking for an explanation.