Healthcare Data Breaches: How Ransomware Has Changed the Game (May 3rd, 2017)
Webinar on May 03, 2017
No healthcare organization can afford to let a ransomware attack cripple its operations. It’s impossible to prevent all ransomware attacks, but there are steps to reduce the risk and to prepare to respond. In this session, we talk about the threats ransomware poses on healthcare organizations, and how HIPAA guidance on ransomware has fundamentally changed how organizations should think about breach response.
Adam H. Greene - Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Rick Kam - President and Co-Founder, ID Experts
Becker's Hospital Review - Kathleen Roney - January 8th, 2013 What should a hospital or health system include in its New Year's resolution? Completing preparations to protect patient records and reduce data breach stress. The "Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security" by Ponemon Institute reports that data breaches in healthcare are growing; insider negligence is the root cause; and mobile devices pose threats to patients' protected health information. Despite the fact that 94 percent of healthcare organizations surveyed suffered data breaches in the report, data breaches don't have to be disastrous if organizations take steps to operationalize pre-breach and post-breach processes to better protect patient data and minimize breach impact. So, how can hospitals and health systems do this?
By Michelle McNickle, Healthcare IT News January 06, 2012 Mobile devices, data breaches and patient privacy rights were some of the most talked-about topics in health IT in 2011, and according to expert opinions complied by ID Experts, 2012 won’t be any different. In fact, experts continue to predict an upswing in mobile and social media usage, response plans, and even reputation fallout. Eleven industry experts outlined healthcare data trends to look for in 2012.
PORTLAND, Ore. – June 7, 2011 – The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has been cracking down on its enforcement of the HIPAA/HITECH Privacy, Security and Data Breach Notification Rules, by investigating entities that have reported data breach and other privacy incidents.