The Top 6 Websites for Healthcare IT News

Being up-to-date in your industry is important for any job, but is even more crucial in the evolving world of healthcare IT. Thankfully, these six sites make it easy to keep up with breaking stories, tech updates, industry trends, and more. 1. Healthcare IT News Healthcare IT News is a great source for news in […]

HIPAA Security Rule Part 2: General Data Security Rules for Electronic Protected Health Information

In part 1 of the HIPAA Security Rule blog series, we introduced you to healthcare data security basics, or in other words, what the HIPAA Security Rule is, what the primary objectives are, and what kind of information is protected by the HIPAA Security Rule. Below, and as part 2 of this series, we are […]

How to Protect Healthcare Data from Orangeworm

Orangeworm, the new cyber group, seems to have its eyes set on undermining healthcare data security. Just last month, Symantec reported that they believe Orangeworm is using malware Trojan.Kwampirs to target: Healthcare Providers Pharmaceutical Firms IT Solution Providers for Healthcare Healthcare Equipment Manufacturers Manufacturing, IT, Agriculture, and Logistics Firms Possibly Linked to Healthcare Symantec believes […]

Orangeworm Targeting Healthcare Data Security with Trojan.Kwampirs

Symantec released a late April 2018 report stating Orangeworm, a new cyber group, has been undermining healthcare data security with targeted attack campaigns against large healthcare firms and related industries using a custom backdoor malware known as Trojan.Kwampirs. Here’s what you need to know to stay on top of the developing IT health and security […]

Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats to Electronic Health Records and Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) contain a massive amount of sensitive information about a patient’s identity, medical health, and medical history. And while these electronic records allow physicians, healthcare professionals, and insurance companies to share information — a process that makes it easier to provide cross-coverage care and bill insurance — […]