Tag Archives: Security

Cybersecurity coalition calls for integrating medical device, health IT security initiatives

While securing medical devices is often approached differently than infosec and protecting more traditional IT, the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC) said the time has come to tackle both together. WHY IT MATTERS Security can be difficult to integrate into existing processes, the JSP said. Reasons for this vary, including organizations not… Read More »

Officials rejected Jared Kushner for top secret security clearance, but were overruled

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner’s application for a top secret clearance was rejected by two career White House security specialists after an FBI background check raised concerns about potential foreign influence on him — but their supervisor overruled the recommendation and approved the clearance, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The official, Carl… Read More »

Concern for security of data in the cloud worries IT execs

Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data. A survey from the Cloud Security Alliance, which works to ensure a secure cloud computing environment, found 69 percent of respondent organizations are migrating data for enterprise resource planning applications to the cloud, with nearly… Read More »