Data Management

Read: Study: Better IT Security Doesn’t Mean Fewer Hospital Cyberattacks

Study: Better IT Security Doesn’t Mean Fewer Hospital Cyberattacks

A recent study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame looked at 938 data breaches and found institutional factors play the biggest role in the likelihood of hospital cyberattacks.

Read: OCR: Protecting Data Involves Physical Security As Well As Cybersecurity

OCR: Protecting Data Involves Physical Security As Well As Cybersecurity

The OCR’s latest cybersecurity newsletter discusses the importance of physically securing devices with access to ePHI.

Read: 5 Steps to Creating a HIPAA-Compliant Cyber Attack Contingency Plan

5 Steps to Creating a HIPAA-Compliant Cyber Attack Contingency Plan

The HHS Office for Civil Rights recommends these steps to develop a cybersecurity contingency plan.

Read: Explaining The HIPAA-HITECH Intersection

Explaining The HIPAA-HITECH Intersection

Here’s two areas of HIPAA-HITECH overlap that healthcare officials MUST understand.

Read: Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Below we summarize the HITECH Act’s success based on the goals of its creators.

Read: Best Practices for Preventing Healthcare Cybersecurity Breaches

Best Practices for Preventing Healthcare Cybersecurity Breaches

Healthcare cybersecurity breaches can be devastating, but there are resources available to help you prevent cybersecurity attacks and develop best practices.

Read: Fla. Health Clinic’s Cyber Insurer to Pay $2.3M HIPAA Settlement

Fla. Health Clinic’s Cyber Insurer to Pay $2.3M HIPAA Settlement

Federal regulators will collect the money directly from 21st Century Oncology’s cyber insurance provider.

Read: 7 Database Management Best Practices Every Campus Should Implement

7 Database Management Best Practices Every Campus Should Implement

Basic database management steps such as standardization, maintenance and integration can help you avoid huge headaches down the road.

Read: Stanford, Rutgers Data Breaches Expose Employee and Student Info

Stanford, Rutgers Data Breaches Expose Employee and Student Info

Social Security numbers and salary information for nearly 10,000 Stanford employees were accessible for six months due to a misconfiguration of permissions.

Read: Cottage Healthcare System Settles Security Breach Lawsuit for $2 Million

Cottage Healthcare System Settles Security Breach Lawsuit for $2 Million

The settlement was reached with the California Attorney General’s office after two major security breaches exposed over 55,000 patient records.

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