An EU General Data Protection Regulation enforcement action against a hospital in Portugal demonstrates complying with GDPR may be even tougher than complying with HIPAA. Regulatory experts analyze the implications of the case.
With the aim of helping healthcare entities of all sizes improve their cybersecurity, the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a four-volume publication of voluntary best practices. Experts weigh in on whether it will prove helpful, especially for smaller organizations.
Facebook violated consumer protection law by failing to protect personal data that consumers thought they'd locked down, the District of Columbia alleges in a new lawsuit. Plus, Facebook is disputing a New York Times report that it ignored privacy settings and shared data with large companies without consent.
If you are a security or risk leader, you know that even with a formal third-party risk program in place, you are not effectively keeping track of all of your third parties. But there is something you can do, and that is to get help from a cybersecurity risk rating solution provider. According to Forrester, these...
While Office 365® offers a significant and useful set of productivity, collaboration and other services, it is not the only solution that most organizations will need to satisfy their archiving, data security, encryption, and in particular, their e-discovery requirements.
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As regulators increasingly focus on third-party risk, healthcare organizations are entering more strategic partnerships with their critical vendors. And the effort is paying off with improved vendor risk management, says Mitch Parker, CISO of Indiana University Health System.
Yet another cyberattack against a cloud-based electronic health records vendor has been revealed. This one involved a ransomware attack that potentially exposed data on 16,000 patients of a California eye clinic. What can healthcare organizations do to minimize vendor risks?
Understanding where data is stored so it can be protected, overcoming security misconfiguration and improving vendor management diligence are three top challenges for healthcare organizations, says Chris Bowen of ClearDATA.
As of March 1, 2019, covered entities will be required to be in compliance with the New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation Section 500.11, the Third Party Service Provider Security Policy. What are the key requirements? Attorney Ted Augustinos, a partner at Locke Lord LLP, outlines the new...
Third-party contractors are often overlooked when it comes to cyber risk. The risks they can present include malware, malicious activity, or human error.
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The latest version of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Version 1.1 - includes more information on supply chain risk management, authentication, authorization, identity proofing and self-assessing cybersecurity risk management, says Matthew Barrett of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.