Marti Arvin wrote an article on managing business associate risks that appeared in the March 2018 edition of Compliance Today. Read the article PDF here.
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David Finn discusses the risks faced by interconnected organizations in the healthcare sector and how the number of people affected by the April ransomware attack on Magellan Health continues to grow.
David Holtzman discusses the preliminary settlement of a class action data breach lawsuit against Iowa Health System (a.k.a UnityPoint Health).
Why are some breach notifications delayed for months? David Bailey discusses the statement made by Choice Health Management Services which issued a step-by-step explanation on breach notifications.
David Finn discusses the recent exposure of recorded patient consultations by Babylon Health.
What will happen after July 25th? The Federal government's recent policy changes for facilitating patient care during COVID-19 may have an impact on telehealth restrictions in the future.
In this recent Business Insider article, they discuss the future of medical appointments being remote and how hospitals are making the transition and dodging new cyber threats.
In the latest article by Healthcareinfosecurity.com David Holtzman discusses the major health data breaches that have been added to the federal tally in recent weeks.
David Finn discusses two recent health data breaches that illustrate persistent security challenges – defending against ransomware attacks as well as unauthorized access to email.
A software error that briefly allowed individuals to access other patients' telehealth appointment recordings serves as a reminder of potential security.
UCSF released a report that shows that academic healthcare systems and healthcare sector entities both have been favorite targets of hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the latest article by Healthcareinfosecurity.com David Holtzman discusses the class action lawsuit filed against accounting firm BST & Co. CPAs LLC that allegedly exposed patient information.
Healthcare providers, insurers, and business associates reported 16 data breaches to the federal government in May, the lowest number of data breaches reported in a single month in more than 4 years.
David Holtzman, Executive Advisor at CTEK discusses with Healthcare Info Security on the potential risks posed by employees inappropriately using personal devices during COVID-19.
David Holtzman, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, contributes this article, which focuses on the HHS’s new strategic plan for its oversight of HHS COVID-19.
David Holtzman Executive Advisor at CynergisTek contributes this article, which focuses on how healthcare providers deal with the security of their vendors, as well as HIPAA requirements/suggestions.
Magellan Health, a U.S. managed care company that focuses on specialty areas of healthcare, says it was hit by a ransomware attack that involved the exfiltration of certain employee data.
The Federal Trade Commission is assessing whether to make changes to a data breach notification rule for personal health record vendors and other companies that do not fall under the HIPAA umbrella.
The Government Accountability Office says it has made dozens of recommendations to HHS that have yet to be implemented related to enhancing its cybersecurity and reducing the risk of fraud.
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have been warning of COVID-19-related phishing scams, business email compromises, ransomware attacks, and other cyberattacks.