Tag: data protection

Innovation, Med Tech

Data protection must be a healthcare priority to avoid breaches

July 23, 2021


The proliferation of an increasingly accessible and connected healthcare sector has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to keep patients and providers safe. This rapid increase in connectivity has led to an increased number of points of […]


GDPR: study highlights data protection challenges for research

June 17, 2019


The research community often requires the depositing of individual genetic data from studies into research depositories to improve data sharing. This supports the reproducibility of new findings and facilitates discoveries. Attempts to comply with the requirements of journals and funders […]


6 crucial steps to take to avoid a data breach

June 11, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Healthcare organizations must employ a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity, including robust vendor management strategies. 6 crucial steps to take to avoid a data breach Recently, both Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) announced related data breaches that […]


How GDPR Will Affect Privacy And Security Standards In US Health Care

July 16, 2018

Via: Forbes

The General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) is top-of-mind in health care right now, but the specifics of how it’s going to reshape the health care industry are still a bit hazy. Whether in the implications of marketing and cloud-based data […]


Data Breaches Happen to Both Small and Large Businesses

August 8, 2017

Via: HITECH Answers

It is no secret that despite increased awareness of data breaches around the globe, businesses continue to fall victim to cybercriminals exploiting their weak security measures. An article on Small Business Computing explores data breaches and how the size of the business […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical devices offer new risks for network access

August 11, 2016

Via: Health Data Management

Hospitals typically have hundreds of medical devices; many may be quite old and unsecure, and IT departments may not remember that they still are computers linked to the corporate network, just like any other computer. They also represent an easy […]


Tips for protecting hospitals from ransomware as cyberattacks surge

April 7, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

One of the last things a healthcare CIO, CISO or CEO wants is to learn is that their organization has been victim to ransomware, like in the high-profile attacks that recently crippled Hollywood Presbyterian and MedStar Health. The number of […]