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Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Hacking Vulnerable Medical Equipment Puts Millions at Risk
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
Hospitals and medical device manufacturers need to start doing more to detect and thwart incoming attacks on networks and devices.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 4/10/2015
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Apple Watch Reviews: It's Not For Everyone
Eric Zeman,
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Early testers of the Apple Watch suggest it is the best smartwatch yet, but they admit that people don't necessarily need smartwatches. That is, at least not yet.
By Eric Zeman , 4/8/2015
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Apple Watch Looks To Win Where Android Wear Failed
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The key differences in the company's approach to wearables will set the Apple Watch apart from Android Wear and other competitors.
By Eric Zeman , 2/18/2015
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Anthem Hack: Lessons For IT Leaders
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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There are two key lessons that IT can learn from the Anthem breach.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/12/2015
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InformationWeek Live: Big Week, Big Show
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Join us for a roundup of the biggest stories from a big week at InformationWeek.com for the week of Feb. 1.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/5/2015
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5 Critical Cloud Security Practices
Amrit Williams, CTO, Cloud Passage
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CloudPassage CTO Amrit Williams details five steps to achieve a level of cloud security that goes beyond mere compliance.
By Amrit Williams CTO, Cloud Passage, 1/29/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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The Cost Of Healthcare Data Access
Jutta Williams, Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
Commentary
Does every healthcare department really need around-the-clock access to every file or image, or could security be tightened?
By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/29/2014
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Don't Mug Me For My Password!
Jutta Williams, Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
Commentary
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, 12/22/2014
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Healthcare Security In 2015: 9 Hotspots
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
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, 12/10/2014
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Google Gets Better At Spotting Humans
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
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, Enterprise Mobility, 12/3/2014
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CDOs: Right For Healthcare C-Suite?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
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, 12/2/2014
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FDA Scrutinizes Networked Medical Device Security
Philip Desjardins, Counsel, Arnold & Porter
Commentary
Federal agencies are trying to address threats to the privacy and security of people using connected medical devices.
By Philip Desjardins Counsel, Arnold & Porter, 12/1/2014
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What Healthcare Can Learn From CHS Data Breach
Paula Knippa, Attorney
Commentary
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, 11/25/2014
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Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/24/2014
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OCR Audits: Don’t Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Mark Fulford, Partner at LBMC’s Security & Risk Services
Commentary
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 LBMC’s Security & Risk Services, 11/21/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/17/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
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 , 11/14/2014
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Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
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, Enterprise Mobility, 11/13/2014
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