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A HealthIT Cybersecurity Toolkit
A recent report from the Mass Digital Health Council includes a cybersecurity toolkit created by MDHC's Cybersecurity Group of Experts (CGE).
United States
26 Sep 2019
What Do Pumpkin Spice Lattes And National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Have In Common?
Every click, share, send, and post you make creates a digital trail that can be exploited by cybercriminals.
United States
21 Aug 2019
HHS To Reduce Top HIPAA Fines Based On "Level Of Culpability"
In a Notification of Enforcement Discretion Regarding HIPAA Civil Money Penalties issued on April 23, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
United States
21 May 2019
Minimizing Risk And Liability From Man-In-The-Middle Attacks (Or, How To Keep Your Company's Wire Transfers From Going Awry)
Imagine this scenario: you've had a productive and mutually advantageous ongoing contractual relationship of several years with another party.
United States
16 May 2019
Cybersecurity 2019 – The Year In Preview: HIPAA
Editors' Note: This is the seventh and last in our third annual series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the new year.
United States
18 Jan 2019
Massachusetts Amends Its Data Breach Response Law
On January 10, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a new law that amends its data breach reporting law, and requires credit reporting agencies such as Equifax to provide a free credit freeze to consumers.
United States
17 Jan 2019
"You Are Known By The Company You Keep" — Including Vendors Without Business Associate Agreements
The concept that one is known by the company one keeps dates back to ancient times
United States
11 Dec 2018
GDPR Creates Rugby Scrum
In a recent trip to Ireland, I was surprised to see two subjects that Ireland is known for — GDPR and rugby — coming into conflict.
United States
11 Oct 2018
China Expands Its Cybersecurity Regulations
As noted recently in the Wall Street Journal, "New cybersecurity rules will give Chinese authorities sweeping powers to inspect companies' information technology and access proprietary information
11 Oct 2018
Hacker Fails To Establish "Necessity" Of DDOS Attack On Hospital
In a recent decision from the District of Massachusetts, the alleged perpetrator of cyber-attacks against Wayside Youth and Family Support Network and Boston Children's Hospital ("BCH") ...
United States
22 Aug 2018
The Interplay Of HIPAA, Privacy And Data Security Principles, And Health Information Interoperability
It was my pleasure yesterday to speak at MedInnovation Boston 2018, and deliver a presentation on "The Interplay of HIPAA, Privacy and Data Security Principles, and Health Information Interoperability".
United States
4 Jul 2018
Blogging From BIO 2018: Preparing For Convergence
It is the last day of Bio 2018 and I am attending a curiously titled session: Is Biotechnology Drowning in Health Related Data?
United States
11 Jun 2018
Blogging From BIO 2018: And On The Third Day… The Panel Discussed Privacy And Data Security
It took three days, but I finally found a panel at BIO 2018 that addressed the current challenges in privacy and security regarding health data.
United States
8 Jun 2018
Blogging From BIO 2018: Does The Life Science Industry "Get" Cyber Security?
I am attending BIO 2018 in Boston, just steps from our Boston office.
United States
6 Jun 2018
DNC Sues Russia, The Trump Campaign, Wikileaks
It's probably not going to change anything, but the Democratic National Committee has sued Russia, members of the Trump campaign, and Wikileaks regard the 2016 election security breaches.
United States
24 Apr 2018
Some Cyber Monday Shopping Tips
As you enjoy the holiday weekend, and even some Cyber Monday shopping, keep in mind these online shopping tips from the FTC:
United States
24 Nov 2017
JAMA: Cybersecurity Concerns And Medical Devices – Lessons From A Pacemaker Advisory
This guidance might also proactively reassure the millions of patients who have pacemakers that are not subject to the advisory, a model for communication that may serve the public well going forward."
United States
27 Oct 2017
The Massachusetts Attorney General's Complaint Against Equifax
As most are aware, the Massachusetts Attorney General has won the race to the courthouse and been the first regulator to file suit against Equifax.
United States
29 Sep 2017
The Massachusetts Attorney General's Complaint Against Equifax
As most are aware, the Massachusetts Attorney General has won the race to the courthouse and been the first regulator to file suit against Equifax.
United States
29 Sep 2017
So They've Hacked Equifax…. Is Anyone Safe? And What Should You Do Now?
Me and 143 million of my closest friends may have had our personal information inappropriately accessed through a breach at Equifax–is there no safe haven anywhere?
United States
15 Sep 2017
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