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At St. Luke’s-Boise, Applying Threat Intelligence Strategies to Cybersecurity Efforts

June 11, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
At St. Luke’s Health System, based in Boise, Idaho, executives are as concerned as everywhere about cybersecurity. Reid Stephan, the health system’s chief information security officer, spoke recently with HCI Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland regarding his...

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Cybersecurity Bill with Data-Sharing Protections

April 23, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
The U.S. House of Representatives on Apr. 22 passed a cybersecurity bill providing legal protections for companies that share cyberthreat information with each other and with the federal government, but Senate passage may be delayed

Mac McMillan: Time to Get Real About Data Breaches—While Also Celebrating Daily Victories

March 2, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Mac McMillan tells his audience at the CHIME-iHT2 Lead Forum on data security, being held in San Francisco, that healthcare leaders need to implement better processes around data security—while celebrating the daily and weekly data security victories as well

Could the Anthem Lawsuits End Up Establishing De Facto Legal Standards for Data Protection?

February 9, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
The filing within the past few days of class-action lawsuits against Anthem in four states, for its recent massive data breach, could help set legal precedents for the legal liability of health insurers and other healthcare organizations, for consumer data...

First Lawsuits Filed in Response to Anthem Data Breach Disclosure

February 9, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
On Feb. 9, USA Today reported that the first lawsuits have already been filed as a result of the data breach experienced by the Indianapolis-based Anthem Health, and which Anthem had disclosed on Feb. 4

Healthcare Fraud: One Expert Shares a Trans-Industry Perspective

January 12, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
As healthcare fraud of all types becomes, distressingly, more common every day, Mark Ford of Deloitte shares his perspectives on what healthcare leaders are doing right—and wrong—these days

Sony Pictures, North Korea, Cyber-Attacks, and… Healthcare?

December 20, 2014   |  Mark Hagland
The fact is, say healthcare data security experts, the potential for hostile foreign governments to hack into the information systems of U.S. healthcare organizations is strong and growing by the day

Identity and Access Management: HCA Healthcare’s Big-Scale Approach

December 15, 2014   |  Mark Hagland
At the vast HCA Healthcare, a focus on deploying comprehensive, manageable identity and access management solutions across 165 hospitals

At iHT2-Houston, Some Consensus on Data Security and the Cloud

December 10, 2014   |  Mark Hagland
As providers move more and more into cloud-based computing, strong data security and data privacy regimens are possible, say panelists at iHT2’s Health IT Summit in Houston

Mac McMillan’s Clarifying Moment on Data Security

December 9, 2014   |  Mark Hagland
As always, Mac McMillan laid it on the line on the rising threats to data security, in his keynote address at the CHIME-iHT2 forum on data security currently being held in Houston
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