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Caution: More Medical Devices Ahead

Have You Conducted a Medical Device Audit Lately? From medicine dispensing machines, to lab instruments and more, health organizations are increasingly relying on various medical devices as part of t

  • March 18, 2016|
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New Medical Devices Bring Security Concerns

Are Your Patients’ Wireless-Enabled Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hackers? Pacemakers have been around for a long time, but new and ever-growing types of medical devices that connect to wireless te

  • March 14, 2016|
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Email Phishing: Who Is the Sender? 

Sometimes You Just Can’t Trust the CEO As those behind phishing scams become increasingly skillful at tricking employees into falling for their clever email appeals, IT leaders face an uphill battl

  • March 09, 2016|
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Ransomware Attacks Raise Concern

Protecting Against Ransomware Attacks The news that a hospital in California has been the victim of a ransomware attack to the tune of an estimated $3.6 million raises new concerns about the potentia

  • March 04, 2016|
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Quantum Computing: A Rising Risk?

New Security Risks From Quantum Computing Just when you think you’ve got security issues under control, a threat from another source emerges—in this case quantum physics. The National Security Ag

  • February 24, 2016|
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Cybersecurity, Step by Step

Six Steps to Cybersecurity Cybersecurity is top of mind for healthcare administrators and their IT staff members these days. Risks come from a wide range of sources—internal and external, and invol

  • February 18, 2016|
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When Exposing Cybersecurity Threats, Tread Carefully

Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Sharing Cybersecurity Threat Information There’s strength in numbers and that certainly may be true when attempting to address cybersecurity risks. The Department

  • February 18, 2016|
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Concern Surrounds Proposed Privacy Rule Changes

Broader Record Content Ability May Leave Some Patients Vulnerable If proposed privacy rule changes related to substance-abuse patients moves forward, some say, it could put these already vulnerable p

  • February 15, 2016|
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Health’s IoT Faces Challenges

Government, Vendors and Providers Must Come Together to Address Digital Health Hurdles Security concerns top the list when it comes to the adoption of health IoT (Internet of Things) innovation, acco

  • February 03, 2016|
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