With specific guidance from an amended HITECH Act to include a comprehensive cyber policy, the healthcare industry will better secure patients’ data.
South Korea is placing public health concerns over patient privacy in the growing COVID-19 outbreak by publicly publishing location details about patients’ movements.
Using any of the Top 100 health websites? There’s a good chance that sensitive medical data and identifying personal information could be shared with tech firms, advertisers and data brokers without your knowledge or consent.
DNA testing companies are collecting millions of DNA samples that include personal health information (PHI) and turning around to sell it to research and pharmaceutical companies. Consumers need to weigh the privacy risks and decide if these DNA testing companies have a heart of gold or are just looking for one.
A shocking new report has found major vulnerabilities in the programming interfaces (APIs) that underpin dozens of the mobile health apps used by patient care organizations.
LabCorp experienced a second data leak in a year with more damaging information exposed this round that includes medical records and social security numbers.
DICOM medical records systems that are commonly used to store sensitive images were found to expose billion of medical records just by scanning the server IP addresses and known ports.
U.S. face cyber challenges amidst the pandemic with a DDoS attack on Federal health agency and an ongoing disinformation campaign that sows fear and confusion in the public.
With many security communities providing information sharing, how should cybersecurity professionals in the healthcare industry choose to ensure their community time is well-spent?