In today's information-based world, crooks are targeting mobile devices -- and the data on them. The healthcare industry is particularly vulnerable.By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/22/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With data breaches growing, 2015 promises to be the healthcare industry's most challenging security year yet. These nine areas demand attention in 2015.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/10/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/3/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/2/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federal agencies are trying to address threats to the privacy and security of people using connected medical devices.By Philip Desjardins Counsel, Arnold & Porter, 12/1/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security breach that exposed personal data on 4.5 million Tennessee healthcare system patients offers key lessons to prevent similar cyber attacks.By Paula Knippa Attorney, 11/25/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services, 11/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Health IT pros are focused on government mandates and programs, which leaves little time to optimize the new technology they've added over the last few years.By InformationWeek Staff , 11/14/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Children's Miracle Network, which helps 170 partner hospitals raise money, wants to generate $1 billion annually through 2022. New virtualization infrastructure is helping to realize this goal. By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/12/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 11/7/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/31/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data analytics can improve disease-related processes to mitigate human suffering and ensure that future outbreaks are managed more effectively. By Stanton Martin Solutions Architect, SAS Institute, 10/29/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Current digital policies don't adequately cover dead people, much less zombies. As we approach Halloween, here are five digital policies that need updating.
By Daniel Castro Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 10/29/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
FTDI's update, targeting counterfeit chips, could disable systems widely embedded in healthcare, critical infrastructure, and consumer products.By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/28/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A loved one's week in the hospital provides insight into ways hospitals can enhance the patient experience and cut costs. Here are seven suggestions.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/24/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare Data Breaches Cost More Than You ThinkHealthcare providers just don't get it. They refuse to see the need to fully secure their protected health information from unauthorized users -- and from authorized users who abuse their access privileges. As a result, they don't allocate enough budgetary resources for securing medical data.
InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO SurveyIT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.