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Posts Tagged ‘Electronic Health Records’

Breach Of Health Data Gets California Company $2M Fine

Cottage Health System, a company that operates five hospitals in the Santa Barbara area of California, is the latest firm to have been hit with a hefty fine for losing control of ...

Even Minimal Exposure Can Result In Huge Fines

Data security is no laughing matter, and even small exposures can lead to hefty fines, no matter the size of your company. Last year, the federal government sent shockwaves through the ...

Equifax Announces Another 2+ Million Were Affected By Breach

Equifax’s problems just keep getting worse. Not long ago, the company suffered a major data breach that ultimately resulted in the CEO stepping down and a painful congressional grilling. Initial estimates placed ...

Massive Pacemaker Recall Over Hacking Threat

The FDA recently issued a recall order on nearly half a million pacemakers that have serious security flaws. They could allow hackers to take control of them, run their batteries dry or ...

HIPAA Compliance, Enforcement Top Priority For New Agency Head

Roger Severino is a man on a mission. If you’re not familiar with the name, and your company has to comply with HIPAA regulations, then you’ll probably be hearing a lot about ...

Heart Pacemaker Devices Found To Have Major Technology Security Risks

Security professionals have been talking for months about the dangers of smart devices, most of which are almost comically (and tragically) lacking in even the most basic security protocols. More recently, the ...

Ransomware Hits Medical Devices; Security Becomes Even More Important

As much attention as the recent, worldwide “Wannacry” ransomware attack got for bringing the UK’s health system to its knees and idling factories around the globe, it had another, less noticed, but ...

HIPAA Fines Continue; New Focus On Signed Business Associate Agreements

Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services made headlines by issuing more than a dozen hefty fines to big companies that deal with Protected Health Information for noncompliance with HIPAA ...

Health Care Employees Have Big Problems With Data Security

Over the past two years, the hackers of the world have begun to shift focus. Previously, their preferred targets had been big credit card companies, and all over the dark web, interested ...

Stolen USB Drive Gets Insurance Company $2.2 Million HIPAA Fine

The Department of Health and Human Services is off to a busy start in 2017, having just levied their second hefty fine for HIPAA violations. In this instance, the company in question ...