The Director of HHS OCR called on healthcare organizations this week to strengthen their cyber posture in 2022.
Large hospitals are making headlines as they continue to get hit by ransomware but smaller outpatient facilities are getting breached just as often.
Hospitals and healthcare providers in the state have been failing to report ransomware attacks that impact health data belonging to patients.
A recent report looked at the average costs incurred by the healthcare sector following a ransomware attack.
Asset management, endpoint protection, implementing monitoring capabilities, encryption, and data loss prevention tools can all help reduce the risk of cyberattacks on telehealth systems.
France’s data protection authority is looking into reports this week that a data breach of a "particularly significant magnitude" may impact half a million French citizens.
The news, while familiar, is yet another reminder of the importance of securing critical patient data.
Learn about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the requirements for HIPAA compliance in Data Protection 101, our series on the fundamentals of information security.
An investigation by HHS OCR at this clinic uncovered "longstanding, systemic noncompliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules."
Bills that would regulate the sharing of genetic data and carve out coverage in the CCPA of some HIPAA data are close to being laws in California.
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