EHR Security

Lack of Security Upgrades Threaten Health IT Infrastructure

February 20, 2018 - Healthcare organizations are spending more money upgrading their health IT infrastructure but may not be making the complementary digital security upgrades, according to a recent AJMC study. The study found that network attacks, while less frequent than device or paper record theft, affected millions of patients and were more damaging overall. “This study's results showed...

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Verification, Automation Strengthen Healthcare Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations going through a digital transformation are challenged when it comes to ensuring their healthcare network security can handle all the traffic and different devices connecting to it. Many organizations lack visibility and...

How Evolving Endpoint Protection Platforms Secure Devices

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations deploy more mobile devices into their health IT infrastructures, networks can become more vulnerable because malware has more opportunities to affect the networks. This is where evolving endpoint protection...

DB Networks Launches Artificial Intelligence-Based DAM Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

DB Networks announced its agentless database activity monitoring (DAM) solution which employs artificial intelligence (AI) so organizations can achieve both compliance monitoring and database security without giving up control of their...

Epic Names VMware RDS Hosted Applications a Target Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMware announced their RDS hosted applications are included in the Epic 2015 Target Platform list. Epic’s Target Platform List assists healthcare organizations in selecting validated architectures and platforms for the delivery of...

ONC Final Rule Key to Evolution of Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently issued the final rule updating the Health IT Certification Program to include Enhanced Oversight and Accountability providing oversight and developer...

Using Firewalls to Strengthen Healthcare Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Firewalls are the the first line of defense for securing healthcare network against the public internet. Firewalls are digital walls that stand between protected health data and potentially dangerous malware. Following an established set...


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