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Nightmare scenario: Only 5% of hospitals annually test medical device security

    Pretty much anyone in the health IT or hacker communities could tell you that medical devices are security sieves and potential nightmares for hospitals. But new research paints an even bleaker picture. “Only 9 percent of manufacturers and 5 percent of users say they test medical devices at least annually,” according to the… Continue reading Nightmare scenario: Only 5% of hospitals annually test medical device security

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The best 3 ways to protect your data after Congress’ repeal of privacy rules

by BEN DICKSON — https://tnw.to/2ocsmvt The House’s decision to revoke the FCC’s broadband privacy rules can be huge deal for the future of your digital life. The decision effectively puts your data at the mercy of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with little or no oversight. This means ISPs will be virtually free to market and… Continue reading The best 3 ways to protect your data after Congress’ repeal of privacy rules

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Exit Interview Key to Help Prevent Data Loss, CEO Says

Don Tennant |   FROM UNDER THE RUG   |   POSTED 15 MAR, 2017          |         |     Share        One of the most critical steps you can take to help prevent sensitive company data from walking out the door when an employee leaves is to conduct an effective exit interview. That’s the assessment of… Continue reading Exit Interview Key to Help Prevent Data Loss, CEO Says

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Free Webinar MONDAY from HIMSS – Cybersecurity

To view this email as a web page, click here Find solutions to cybersecurity challenges at HIMSS17. HIMSS17 and Cybersecurity: Insights Across the Three Pillars of Annual Conference TOMORROW | Monday, January 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm — 1:30 pm CT A Complimentary HIMSS Webinar The security of your patients’ data depends on sophisticated knowledge… Continue reading Free Webinar MONDAY from HIMSS – Cybersecurity

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Security vs. Compliance

Navigating the three common compliance misconceptions. By Armor December 13, 2016 There’s one problem that surfaces again and again, regardless of which regulatory standard (e.g., HIPAA, PCI, etc.) we discuss: failing to understand the difference between compliance and security. Sometimes organizations think they’re the same thing; sometimes they get so consumed by complicated regulations that… Continue reading Security vs. Compliance