A case involving alleged insider theft of protected health information from a hospital in New York illustrates why healthcare organizations need to take extra precautions to prevent similar incidents. Security experts offer recommendations.
In today's risk landscape, third-party risk management (TPRM) programs are becoming increasingly critical for businesses. In fact, Gartner estimates that by 2020, 75% of Fortune Global 500 companies will treat vendor risk management as a Board-level initiative to mitigate brand and reputation risk. However, there are...
The new Apple Watch 4, which includes a sensor that can conduct an electrocardiogram, spotlights the emergence of consumer apps that appear to cross over into the territory of medical devices, raising potential cybersecurity concerns.
Why did CISOs at a half-dozen leading healthcare organizations launch a new council aimed at standardizing vendor security risk management? One of those CISOs, John Houston of UPMC, explains why the group was launched, how it will work and why managing cloud vendor risks is a top priority.
While healthcare entities and their vendors apparently are improving their encryption practices for computing and storage devices, regulators are also urging organizations to avoid overlooking the importance of physically securing and tracking these devices to help safeguard PHI.
A recent incident involving a chronic care management company spotlights how paying a ransom to recover decryption keys from ransomware attackers can put sensitive data at additional risk. Security experts offer insights on how to prepare for the many challenges posed by attacks.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning will have a significant impact on lowering the cost of securing an organization because it will reduce the need for advanced skillsets, predicts Rapid7's Richard Moseley.
Documents containing information on more than 300,000 patients were recently discovered on the former campus of a Missouri hospital that's being prepared for demolition four years after the hospital moved to new facilities. The incident illustrates the need to track all paper records that contain PHI.
To build out the business structure and technical functionality that enables your organization to deliver products and services quickly and efficiently, you have to know how you're doing compared to how your competitors and peers are doing.
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Without fostering feelings of responsibility and accountability for cybersecurity among employees, security awareness training won't necessarily make an organization any safer or less vulnerable.
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Big data and artificial intelligence have sparked a paradigm shift in risk management. From cybersecurity to PR to logistics, continuous monitoring is already making a major impact.
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How can security ratings help you identify, quantify, and mitigate cyber risk? Smart benchmarking requires objective, verifiable and actionable metrics on security performance.
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Security ratings can be used to...
About three dozen major health data breaches have been added to the federal tally in recent weeks, including a mix of hacking and unauthorized access/disclosure incidents. Here's an analysis of the latest statistics and the reasons behind the trends.