What should healthcare organizations know about complying with the breach notification and data security requirements of New York’s SHIELD Act? And how does the new law compare with HIPAA? Jon Moore, chief risk officer at consulting firm Clearwater, explains.Read More
Servers appear to be the Achilles heel of healthcare organizations’ data protection efforts. About 54 percent of all individuals affected by an information breach of a healthcare organizations were impacted by a breach involving that organization’s server, according to data on the breach portal of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, culling security incidents from June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2019. A report this summer from Clearwater’s CyberIntelligence Institute says that, of the breaches in the previous 12 months, 90 healthcare breaches affecting more than 9 million individuals, were related to servers in some way.Read More
Cyber risk management is not an “IT problem”; it is an enterprise risk management matter that can be harnessed into a business enabler.Read More
Reporting requirements of New York’s SHIELD Act go into effect on October 23; healthcare organizations that collect or use personal or private data from state residents will need to be in compliance.Read More
Developed with industry leaders like Clearwater Compliance, Symantec, and others, new NIST guidance and a proposed project could help health delivery organizations secure the PACS ecosystem.Read More
Every organization should understand their own unique risk profile based on the impact to their organization of a breach, the vulnerabilities that exist within their unique portfolio of information assets and all reasonable threats that might exploit those vulnerabilities including insider threats.Read More
Efforts by the federal Office of Civil Rights to investigate data breaches at healthcare organizations are of great concern to security and compliance officers at healthcare organizations.Read More
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The security of medical images took center stage this past week as Senator Mark Warner of Virginia demanded that TridentUSA and its affiliate MobileXUSA outline their cybersecurity practices after ProPublica reported the imaging firms left millions of medical records and patient data exposed online.
On July 25, 2019 the Governor of New York signed into law the “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act” (SHIELD ACT) effective March 21, 2020.
The digital transformation of healthcare is rapidly driving the adoption of new technology and information systems to support key business initiatives. We are experiencing a veritable explosion in health care data, systems and devices.