Healthcare organizations should take steps to prevent financial identity theft regardless of whether the Federal Trade Commission actually follows through with plans to enforce its Red Flags Rule on June 1, security experts advise.
How vulnerable are organizations to cyber attack? It depends on your definition of "vulnerable," says Robert Richardson, Director of the Computer Security Institute (CSI). "There's vulnerable," he says, "and then there's likely to be attacked."
In an interview about current threats, Richardson...
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is wrapping up notification of nearly 3,000 individuals about a breach stemming from documents that were improperly discarded in a recycling bin rather than shredded.
Shifting from desktop PCs to thin clients can provide a more secure way for clinicians to access electronic health records, says Dee Cantrell, R.N., chief information officer at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta.