Tag Archives: Security

Survey: Privacy and security are barriers to Interoperability

A recent survey finds that privacy and security concerns continue to hamper the increasing interoperability of healthcare systems. The research, based on a survey from the Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP), found that survey respondents overwhelming indicate that improving the electronic movement of health information will improve patient care, notes Lee Barrett, CEO at the… Read More »

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 »