PHI PROJECT: Don’t Ignore Breach Consequences

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 11:45 am

March 05, 2012 | Bernie Monegain, Contributing Editor Several healthcare groups have joined together to demand a tightening of security for protected health information. And they’re making a financial case for it. With the release of “The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security,” healthcare organizations now have a new […]

7 Keys To Understanding The Financial Impact Of Breached PHI

Posted on at 11:40 am

March 05, 2012 | Michelle McNickle, New Media Producer To view the original article please click here. The recently released report, “The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security,” highlights the need for organizations to adopt a new method to evaluate the value of PHI, said the leaders of […]

Digital Health Data At Risk From Manager Support, Study Finds

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 11:29 am

By Chris Strohm – Mar 5, 2012 12:01 AM ET Insufficient funding and lack of executive support are mainly responsible for security breaches involving patients’ electronic health records, a study found. To view the original article please click here. Executives at health-care companies and providers must improve cost assessments to include payments from class-action lawsuits, said the […]

ANSI To Release Health Info Security Report

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 11:21 am

A March 5 news conference to unveil it will include Howard A. Schmidt, the White House cybersecurity coordinator, and Joe Bhatia, president and CEO of the American National Standards Institute. To view the original article please click here. Feb 29, 2012 Following the release of the new White House “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights,” described as […]

Experts Disagree On Focus Of Cybersecurity Legislation

Posted on February 9, 2012 at 10:49 am

By Molly Bernhart Walker (FierceIT) Cybersecurity legislation is needed, agreed the panelists speaking Feb. 8 before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications and technology–but what that legislation should look like was a far more divisive issue. While the telecommunications industry is doing a good job of securing its infrastructure, other sectors need regulations […]

Trade, Civil Liberties Groups Urge Cybersecurity Incentives

Posted on March 9, 2011 at 10:16 am

Grant Gross (IDG News ), PC World, 03/09/2011 To view the original article please click here. The U.S. government should look to incentives as a way to encourage businesses to adopt better cybersecurity practices, instead of creating mandates, recommends a new paper from four trade groups and a civil liberties group. ConcernAlthough some cybersecurity experts have […]

Industry Groups Push For Security Incentives, Not Laws

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Angela Moscaritolo, DC Magazine, 03/09/2011 Instead of imposing additional security regulations, the U.S. government must work with the private sector to develop incentives that motivate companies to voluntarily adopt security best practices, a coalition of industry associations and civil liberties groups recommended in a white paper released Tuesday. The paper, crafted by members of the […]