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Ruckus Expands Network Security with VMware, Lightspeed Systems

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Ruckus Wireless announced new integrations between its Cloudpath software and Lightspeed Systems and VMware software to offer better network security. Cloudpath allows organizations to establish policy-based security for wired and wireless networks....

How to Secure an Evolving HIT, BYOD Mobile Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations have been exploring bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments in health IT infrastructure over the past several years, but many organizations have been hung up on challenges presented by security concerns of employees...

Major Vendors Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

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IBM, Nokia, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic announced the formation of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to research better ways to secure an IoT ecosystem and help solve IoT security challenges. The influx of healthcare Internet...

DigiCert Releases Healthcare IoT Security Solution

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DigiCert announced the release of its DigiCert Auto-Provisioning solution to help appease the need for medical Internet of Things (IoT) device security. The tool provisions digital certificates at scale, regardless if an organization’s...

Blockchain Vendor Efforts Center on IoT in IT Infrastructure

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Last month, a group blockchain vendors came together to discuss a collective effort to address the challenges facing blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments in enterprise IT infrastructure. Vendors attending the meeting included Hashed...

How Machine Learning Can Improve Healthcare Cybersecurity

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Machine learning in healthcare cybersecurity is expected to increase spending on big data, intelligence, and analytics, according to a report by ABI Research. Cyber threats are a constant concern for enterprises and are expected to cause over...

IBM Watson, FDA Collaborate on Healthcare Blockchain Research

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IBM Watson Health and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed a collaborative research agreement with the goal of applying blockchain technology to define secure, efficient, and scalable health data exchange. IBM and the FDA will evaluate...

PokitDok Receives EHNAC HIE, Healthcare Cloud Accreditations

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PokitDok has received accreditation from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), the software development company announced earlier this week. The company met the requirements for both the Outsourced Services Accreditation...

Ruckus, TrackR Release Wi-Fi IoT Device Tracking Solution

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Ruckus Wireless along with TrackR has announced a joint solution that leverages Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology combined with Ruckus ZoneFlex across access points (APs) to enhance the indoor and outdoor location services of TrackR’s...

Health IT Infrastructure to Combat Growing Ransomware Threats

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Healthcare organizations are set to adopt anti-ransomware software and services as the threat of ransomware continues to be a top health IT security threat. The latest Markets and Markets research predicts that the ransomware protection market...

Protecting Health IT infrastructure from DDoS Attacks

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The adoption connected medical devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) by healthcare organizations increases the responsibility for protecting health IT infrastructures against distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks becomes.  DDoS...

DB Networks Launches Artificial Intelligence-Based DAM Solution

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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 data for...

IBM Watson Launches Healthcare AI Cybersecurity Beta Program

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IBM has launched the IBM Watson for Cyber Security Beta Program with 40 organizations in industries including healthcare, insurance, and education. IBM Watson for Cyber Security program intends to address the security challenges organizations...

Health Data Encryption Grows with Technology Advancements

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Encryption remains one of the top security features for health IT infrastructure as on-premise and cloud-based encryption software is expected to grow through 2024, according to new projections.  Grand View Research recently released a report...

Health Data Security Needs to Generate IAM Market Growth

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The increasing number of cloud applications and mobile devices in healthcare organizations calls for tighter health data security as users access data both within an organization and remotely.  According to Grand View Research, the identity...

Maturing IT Infrastructure Making a Mark on CIO Priorities

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Advancements in IT infrastructure are having an impact on CIO priorities, particularly with regard to new initiatives. The latest CIO survey conducted by Harvey Nash polled over 3,000 CIOs and technology leaders across all major industries...

Lack of Threat Intelligence Tools Weaken Health Data Security

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Higher levels of EHR adoption and the increasing amount of data stored digitally make cybersecurity a top priority for health IT infrastructure. However, findings from a recent survey find that most health IT security professionals consider threat...

Healthcare CIOs Target Data Security, Physician Satisfaction

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Healthcare CIOs center their focus on data security and physician satisfaction when deciding which mobile technology is most important for their health IT infrastructure, according to a new survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information...

Data Theft, Social Engineering Threaten Health IT Networks

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Healthcare chief information and information security officers indicate data theft and social engineering attacks are top network security concerns, according to new research. A survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management...

What Does Blockchain Mean for Health IT Infrastructure?

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The healthcare industry continues to explore the value of blockchain technology for improving its approach to security and interoperability. Blockchain could be the future of electronic health information exchange, but how does it work? Bitcoin...

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