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A survey called "Securing Outsourced Consumer Data" outlines the 10 most common mistakes organizations make when outsourcing data to third-party vendors.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released the final omnibus rule to strengthen the privacy and security protections for health information established under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
December 27, 2012
The risk of a data breach to hospitals and health systems is on the rise, and has been for some time, evidenced in the frequency of data breach reports as well as numerous studies covering the healthcare industry's high susceptibility.
September 24, 2012
HHS and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a demonstration of standards to allow sensitive health information to be shared responsibly, complying with confidentiality regulations among providers using electronic health records.
External security and network virus threats to hospital staff and physician mobile devices are a growing concern, according to an InformationWeek report.