State health information exchanges could eventually pool patient data into a vast national database, but privacy advocates have significant concerns.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/201446 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As recent hacks show, keeping a healthcare organization safe from security threats takes planning, technical expertise, and business knowledge. Has your team taken these 10 steps? By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Technology allows researchers to discover newborns' genetic secrets, but the long-term repercussions worry some parents and privacy advocates.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/25/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hackers who broke into network hospital group Community Health Systems stole non-medical customer data including credit cards, says new report.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/18/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Free electronic health record software provider says its cloud system is up again after two days of outages that affected up to one-third of its clients.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/15/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft will fix two critical bugs on Patch Tuesday -- but not for Windows 8.1 users who haven't installed the Windows 8.1 Update. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/11/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Trying to teach healthcare professionals security technologies is a risky idea. It's far easier to teach healthcare to security experts.By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 8/6/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
BlackBerry is finally ready to resume growth, says CEO Chen -- but first the company must overcome its crumbling device business.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/5/201422 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/29/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/28/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/23/20144 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.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application DevelopmentDevelopers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.