Ransomware Leads the Way in 2017’s Predicted Rise in Health Data Theft

HIMSS Unveils New Cybersecurity Hub: 5 Things to Know

Editor’s Note: Santosh Varughese is the President of Cognetyx, a provider of ‘Ambient Cognitive Cyber Surveillance’ to protect information assets against cyber security threats, data breaches and privacy violations. Welcome to 2017, the writing is on the wall and it didn’t take long to get there. Earlier this month Atlanta’s Emory Healthcare was hacked by the Harak1r1 the 0.2 Bitcoin Ransomware.  A database from the facility’s Brain Health Center containing data from more than 200,000 patients
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Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Patient Engagement?

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A recent article in The Commonwealth Fund blog, “Envisioning a Digital Health Advisor,” raises the question of being able to use smartphone apps to get real-time, accurate and personalized guidance for health concerns. While one can envision the convenience, affordability and peace of mind that would result from their use, such services face a number of hurdles before they become reality. As a result, the “digital revolution” has not yet greatly affected most people’s interactions with the
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Recent Hospital Breach Offers 3 New Lessons Learned for Providers

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Editor’s Note: D’Arcy Guerin Gue is a co-founder of Phoenix, with over 25 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning, IT services, knowledge leadership, and industry  relations —  with a special focus on patient engagement and federal compliance issues. She currently serves as the Director of Industry Relations at Phoenix Health Systems, a division of Medsphere SystemsYesterday, the Children’s National Medical Center announced yet another  major hospital breach, this one
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Healthcare Data: The New Prized Target for Hackers

Infographic: History of Security Data Breaches in Healthcare

Hackers are searching for their new targets and have landed on the health industry. People of all ages are using Mhealth, fitness tracking devices and wearables to improve their health but aren’t realizing that the personal information they share on those platforms aren’t as secure as you’d think. While many people see high-profile data breaches in the news like The Office of Personnel and Ashley Madison, they still don’t take the appropriate actions to protect themselves. Each generation
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Video: Health IT’s Role in Security, Big Data and Mobility

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In this informal discussion at HIMSS Europe in Copenhagen, Intel's Malcolm Linington, Yves Mahieu from EMC, and Frank Nydam, CTO Healthcare, VMware, discuss cloud computing, security, big data, mobility in healthcare IT, and how the three companies work together to support healthcare CIOs and organizations.
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