Apple Health and Google Fit have spurred a surge of interest in health apps. Here's what developers need to understand about HIPAA compliance.By Jason Wang Founder & CEO, TrueVault, 7/11/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/8/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Florida's new data privacy law increases security accountability for all enterprises; healthcare providers could face greater burden to protect patients' personal information.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/7/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 7/7/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A study about the effect of posts on Facebook users' emotions outraged some people. I call it a public service: Now you understand what ill-informed consent means.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 6/30/201418 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Confusion over the standards for anonymous data, or deidentification of data, damages adoption of mHealth apps, curtails innovation, and could generate needless extra laws.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With audits expected to increase this year, healthcare organizations increasingly invest in risk assessment software or services to ensure compliance.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/16/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By combining technology, best practices, and education, IT departments can safeguard even the most mobile healthcare departments.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/3/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federal Trade Commission report calls for restrictions on data brokers, finds companies gather billions of consumer transactions daily, largely without public knowledge.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 5/28/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Bad news for healthcare community: New study shows retailers like Target and eBay are more secure than many healthcare organizations.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 5/28/201421 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Recommendations infuse security practices into cradle-to-grave IT and software engineering processes for both private and public-sector IT systems.By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 5/14/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
As book on Snowden affair debuts, several organizations take steps to restrain the mass online surveillance that Snowden investigation exposed.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 5/14/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare organizations hope big data and analytics projects can help reduce costs and improve care. Consider these innovative examples.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 5/14/201412 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: BankingIt's been a good year for banking and financial services IT pros: Most are satisfied with their job responsibilities, compensation, and job security. Few are looking for a new job, but active job searchers want higher pay.
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