It's well known that lost or stolen unencrypted computing devices account for the majority of large health data breaches. But a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services shines a light on how frequently breaches - especially smaller ones - involve paper records.
A review of the RSA 2014 agenda shows several seminars, panels and speakers of particular interest to healthcare-focused attendees, including those focused on mobile device security and medical device hacks.
In the quest to prevent data breaches, healthcare providers should take advantage of the free privacy and security resources available from federal regulators. Find out about the most popular guides offered.
The Department of Veterans Affairs faces ongoing breach prevention challenges, according to recent investigations. Learn what the scrutiny has revealed and what the VA is doing to bolster breach prevention.
A new report shows that large data breaches in all sectors last year in California mirror a problem that keeps happening at lots of healthcare entities across the country. Find out what that problem is.
After a breach, some organizations meet the minimum requirements for notification and then hope for the best. The Utah Department of Health is taking a very different approach that's worthy of imitation.