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First-of-its-Kind Multistate Litigation Involving HIPAA-Related Data Breach Reaches 900,000 Dollar Settlement

June 17th, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced a settlement with healthcare software provider Medical Informatics Engineering Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary NoMoreClipboard, LLC. This blog entry provides an overview of the case. Continue Reading

Proposed Bill Would Close HIPAA Gaps, Curb Health App Privacy Risks

June 17th, 2019 by HealthITSecurity

Sens. Amy Klobuchar,… read more

Charlotte Leaders Focus on Third-Party Risk

June 17th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Third-party risk has emerged as one of 2019’s top security challenges, and the topic was the focus of a recent roundtable dinner in Charlotte. RSA’s Patrick Potter attended that dinner and shares insight on how security leaders are approaching this asp…

Two Weekend Outages, Neither a Cyberattack

June 17th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Argentina and Others Suffer Power Outages; System Maintenance Disrupts TargetNot all that crashes has been hacked. To wit, this past weekend there were multiple major outages, including much of Argentina and Uruguay going dark, as well as U.S. retailer…

Xenotime Group Sets Sights on Electrical Power Plants

June 17th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Trisis Malware Creator Moves Beyond Oil and Gas IndustryXenotime, the group suspected of launching the Trisis malware attack in Saudi Arabia during 2017, has over the past few months shifted its focus beyond the oil and gas industry to target electrica…

How Organizations Can Reduce Their Data Risk Footprint

June 14th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Ilker Taskaya of Delphix on Reducing Risk in Non-Production EnvironmentsData in non-production environments represents a significant percentage of total enterprise data volume. Non-production environments also carry more risk than production environmen…

Reducing Risk Now

June 14th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Alerts: Some BD Infusion Pumps Vulnerable to Remote Attacks

June 14th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Flaws Are a Reminder of Common Legacy Medical Device Security RisksMedical device vendor Becton Dickinson and U.S. federal regulators have issued security alerts about vulnerabilities that potentially put certain infusion pump products from the manufac…

10 Highlights: Infosecurity Europe 2019 Keynotes

June 14th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

Maersk on NotPetya Cleanup, Troy Hunt on Kid-Perpetrated Data Breaches, and MoreData breaches, incident response and complying with the burgeoning number of regulations that have an information security impact were among the top themes at this year’s I…

Assange Extradition Hearing Won’t Occur Until February

June 14th, 2019 by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com RSS Syndication

U.S. Wants WikiLeaks Founder Extradited for Espionage TrialA British judge has determined that an extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won’t be held until next February. The U.S. is asking for the extradition so Assange can face esp…