Don't Mug Me For My Password!
In today's information-based world, crooks are targeting mobile devices -- and the data on them. The healthcare industry is particularly vulnerable.
Google Gets Better At Spotting Humans
Google's revised reCAPTCHA test promises to help website users solve security puzzles faster -- unless they are using a browser's private mode or some other privacy measure.
CDOs: Right For Healthcare C-Suite?
With the rise of data and the increasing importance of how it's handled, chief data officers have become a popular addition across industries. Healthcare organizations need CDOs just as much, say experts.
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Facebook Adds Tor Support
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?
Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
Inside A HIPAA Breach
A business associate's breach has a serious ripple effect on one small healthcare provider.
Facebook Health? Thumbs Down
Facebook may be eyeing the healthcare space to create new communities and apps. Given Facebook's privacy history, users will be wary.
25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
Health IT's Future: 9 Issues To Watch
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Who Owns EHR Data?
The owners of electronic health records aren't necessarily the patients. How much control should patients have?