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Healthcare SIEM Uses Real-Time Data for Network Security

June 21, 2017 - Healthcare security information and event management (SIEM) allows organizations to analyze security data in real-time to detect cyberattacks the moment they occur providing more advanced network security. The HIPAA omnibus rule was updated last year, causing SIEM solutions to gain popularity in the healthcare vertical. The increased number of health IT systems deployed in health IT infrastructure...


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Microsoft Vulnerabilities May Still Impact Health IT Security

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The Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC) released a statement warning healthcare organizations about further Microsoft vulnerabilities related to how WannaCry spread late last month, potentially impacting health...

Cybersecurity Task Force Urges IT Infrastructure Improvements

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The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force recently released a report detailing how healthcare organizations can address the growing threat of cyber-attacks to health IT infrastructure. The report discusses the development of the Task...

Cloud-Based HIT Disaster Recovery Prevents Data Loss, Downtime

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Healthcare organizations are still hesitant to migrate to cloud-based HIT infrastructure systems because of security concerns stemming from storing PHI in an off-premises location. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack reiterates that fear, which...

Study Finds Significant Lack of Medical Device Security

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Sixty-seven percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare organizations believe that an attack on medical devices built or used by their organizations will happen within the next year, according to a recent Synopsys and...

NIST Guide Focuses on Healthcare Wireless Network Security

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Clearwater Compliance announced its partnership with NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help organizations improve healthcare wireless network security. The partnership focuses on securing wireless infusion pumps....

WannaCry Ransomware Targeted Outdated HIT Infrastructure

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Late last week, many countries around the world fell victim to the WannaCry ransomware attack. The cybersecurity breach targeted healthcare organizations and made its way to the US, after first heavily affecting the National Health Service (NHS)....

Blue Cedar Releases Enterprise Mobility Management Alternative

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Blue Cedar announced the release of its new enterprise mobile security platform aimed at extending traditional enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions. The platform provides secure data access for all end users and secured mobile data...

Vincari Adds HIPAA Compliant Mobile Image Capture to App

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Vincari announced the latest update to its Electronic Physician Assistant application, allowing users to capture images using their personal devices in a HIPAA compliant fashion. The images taken with the app are attached to physician documentation...

Healthcare Blockchain Focus of New IEEE Standards Association

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IEEE announced the launch of its latest IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections (IC) program: Digital Inclusion through Trust and Agency, which focuses on blockchain technology. The program will bring together subject matter...

IoT, BYOD Prompt Healthcare Cloud Security Market Growth

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The healthcare cloud security market is growing as organizations continue to embrace cloud-based IT infrastructure solutions. According to a recent Markets and Markets report, the cloud security market is expected to rise steadily through 2022....

How to Protect Patient Healthcare Data from Shadow IT Threats

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Shadow IT is one of the most prominent threats to patient healthcare data because it often goes undetected unless the IT department has tools in place to flag and prevent the unauthorized use of third party apps and devices. Shadow IT comes into...

Hacker-Based Cyber Defense Increases Healthcare Data Security

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Synack announced that its hacker-powered intelligence platform is now backed by Microsoft and HPE and has raised over $20 million in a Series C round of funding to add more advanced healthcare data security. The new investment will be used to...

Healthcare Blockchain Relies on Industry Standardization

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Healthcare blockchain is growing as organizations seek more secure ways to exchange information and conduct transactions with other entities. The enterprise blockchain market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26 percent through 2025, according...

HIMSS Analytics Highlights Health IT Mobile Security Concerns

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HIMSS Analytics released its 2017 Essentials Brief: Mobile Study, covering the use of mobile technology in hospitals. The market research report specifically focuses on the use of tablets and smartphones in U.S. hospitals. The continued growth...

How Evolving Endpoint Protection Platforms Secure Devices

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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 platforms...

Staffing Top Challenge in SIEM HIT Infrastructure Adoption

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Security information and event management (SIEM) is an important aspect of HIT infrastructure security, but a recent study conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that over half of respondents were unsatisfied with the actionable intelligence...

Identity Governance and Admin Protects HIT Infrastructure

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Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant report that highlights the need for identity governance and administration (IGA), which is especially significant to HIT infrastructure when organizations have multiple information systems and a growing...

VMware Joins Intel Health IT Security Readiness at HIMSS17

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At HIMSS17, VMware announced a new collaboration with Intel Health and Life Sciences to benefit healthcare organizations by understanding their current health IT security readiness. VMware now offers new services as part of Intel’s Healthcare...

Extreme Networks Releases HIPAA-Compliant Network Management

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Extreme Networks announced the release of an optional network management add-on to its ExtremeManagement product portfolio, helping healthcare organizations stay HIPAA compliant for mission-critical networks. Announced at HIMSS17, the Information...

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