Community hospitals must become more vigilant about information security, especially as they apply for federal electronic health records incentive payments, says Chuck Christian, CIO at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.
Delaware's Department of Technology and Information is one of only two state departments in which all employees aren't protected by civil service, and state CSO Elayne Starkey says that approach attracts high-caliber infosec professionals.
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"The purpose and needs for these is to establish those same business tools for information security professionals to enable them to make better business decisions," Center for Internet Security Chief Security Officer Steven Piliero says.
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