In the year since the breach notification rule for personal health records took effect, no major breaches affecting 500 or more individuals have been reported, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
Pairing a single sign-on system with two authentication technologies enables a small hospital in rural Iowa to provide easier access to electronic health records while ensuring only appropriate clinicians view patient information.
Our analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data suggests that discouraged workers who stopped looking for information technology jobs at the height of the recession have returned to the workforce with hopes of landing new positions.
Investing in science, technology and math, not only will produce needed cybersecurity pros, but will generate stronger economic growth in the coming decade, says Patrick Gorman, former associate director of national intelligence.
A governmentwide coordination council soon will make recommendations on healthcare security issues, said David Blumenthal, the Department of Health and Human Services' national coordinator for health information technology.