Navigation Links
Protected Health Information (PHI): High Value to Hackers: Medical Facilities at Risk
Date:2/14/2013

pping in and demanding that medical facilities secure their information. “The Department of Health and Human Services now levies fines under HIPAA for facilities that are breached, and forgiveness for non-compliance is a thing of the past,” said High Bit Security CBDO, Barbara Goushaw. “In spite of this, many doctors and clinics are hoping to stay under the radar of both criminals and the government. It’s time to recognize that cyber-theft plays a role in the high cost of health care, and one that is steadily increasing."

The complete case study can be reviewed at the High Bit Security website. The study details the testing results of the engagement, while keeping the client anonymous. “Thankfully, this medical facility took their responsibility seriously; in spite of the fact they thought they were secure. Their EMR provider (a large, national provider) was providing their day to day IT support, and told them not to worry about it. Since the medical facility wanted to be sure, they hired High Bit Security to do both an external and internal penetration test,“ said Goslin. “The chief physician was very disturbed at the magnitude of the issues identified once they received their final report; however was very glad their security stance was assessed so they were aware of the security vulnerabilities, and the fact that the detailed High Bit Security reporting allowed for swift remediation.”

About High Bit Security:
High Bit Security is a national security services provider, providing penetration testing solutions to clients who need to protect sensitive data in industries such as Healthcare, Credit Card, Financial, or companies that otherwise store Intellectual Property or Personally Identifiable Information. High Bit Security also provides

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Protected Power Naps Could Help Keep Medical Interns Alert: Study
2. Sexting May Go Hand-in-Hand With Unprotected Sex Among Teens
3. Californias Tobacco Control Program generates huge health care savings, UCSF study shows
4. Happily married couples consider themselves healthier, expert says
5. UTHealth: Alcohol consumption may be in response to smoking cessation
6. When Trees Die Off, Human Health May Also Suffer
7. Gaps in mental health infrastructure for youth identified in many US communities
8. Youths with autism spectrum disorder need help transitioning to adult health care
9. Low-arsenic rice discovered in Bangladesh could have major health benefits
10. eVariant Welcomes Advocate Health Care
11. Chinas Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock May Threaten Human Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... “Getting away from the daily stressors ... explore, revitalize and strengthen their ‘couple-ness,’” says Jean Claude Wietzel, general manager at ... Resort Maui, the island’s only Forbes Five Star resort and Travel + Leisure’s No. ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... September 04, 2015 , ... Many consumers are looking for ... Cups could be their solution. , The patent-pending K Med Cups provide a quick and ... they help to relieve a cold, flu or cough. As a result, they enhance comfort ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... The USC Eye Institute is proud to ... by Doximity. Faculty, residents and staff are honored to have contributed to the ... of our ophthalmology residency program. Our faculty places a high priority on our educational ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... ... access to a doctor can sometimes be a challenge for a variety of reasons. ... affects hospitals’ abilities to provide quality service to those with serious needs, increases insurance ... has recently presented itself, the new telemedicine platform and app, DocChat . ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... Lalonde Gordon ran a 44.64 seconds ... with victory in the men’s 400 meters final, with an impressive 44.89 seconds at ... in San Jose, Costa Rica in August 2015. The 44.64 time is a new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Couples Season at Four Seasons Resort Maui Begins This Week With Best Hotel Rates of the Year through November 2Health News:Couples Season at Four Seasons Resort Maui Begins This Week With Best Hotel Rates of the Year through November 3Health News:Redesigned Packaging for Powdered Medicinal Mix Invented by InventHelp® Client (CBA-2637) 2Health News:USC Ophthalmology Residency Program Ranked in Top 10 by Doximity 2Health News:USC Ophthalmology Residency Program Ranked in Top 10 by Doximity 3Health News:Telemedicine Platform DocChat Announces Launch Offering a Way for Patients to Consult Doctors and Receive Prescriptions 24/7 2Health News:Telemedicine Platform DocChat Announces Launch Offering a Way for Patients to Consult Doctors and Receive Prescriptions 24/7 3Health News:Lalonde Gordon’s Recipe Brings Home the Gold 2Health News:Lalonde Gordon’s Recipe Brings Home the Gold 3
... received grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine ... diabetes and brain tumors. The intent of the ... to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration within four ... two grants, awarded to collaborative scientific teams, total $39.2 ...
... apt to die while hospitalized, study finds, , THURSDAY, Oct. ... United States might have died unnecessarily over nearly two decades ... from researchers at Johns Hopkins Children,s Center in Baltimore. , ... percent more likely to die in the hospital than were ...
... tougher behind the wheel, researchers say , THURSDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay ... it on your genes. , In a small study, researchers found ... simulated driving tests and did as poorly a few days later. ... , "These people make more errors from the get-go, and they ...
... hours of rest a night is important for good ... -- Only one-third of adults say they are getting ... shows. , Some 50 million to 70 million American ... the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not ...
... ... to establish the Meharry Clinical and Translational Research Center (MeTRC) to further health disparities research ... Nashville, Tenn. ... National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced today that it will provide $21.4 million over the ...
... Ill., Oct. 29 Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) ... Continuous Improvement Award for environmental excellence. It is ... its efforts to safeguard the environment and integrate sustainability ... in Illinois are an important part of our broader ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UCSF diabetes, brain tumor stem cell grants to drive development of therapies 2Health News:UCSF diabetes, brain tumor stem cell grants to drive development of therapies 3Health News:UCSF diabetes, brain tumor stem cell grants to drive development of therapies 4Health News:17,000 Child Deaths Linked to Lack of Insurance 2Health News:17,000 Child Deaths Linked to Lack of Insurance 3Health News:Is There a 'Bad Driver' Gene? 2Health News:Millions of Americans Don't Get Enough Sleep 2Health News:Meharry Medical College Receives $21.4 Million NIH Research Grant, Largest in Its History 2Health News:Meharry Medical College Receives $21.4 Million NIH Research Grant, Largest in Its History 3Health News:Abbott Receives Sustainability Award for Continued Efforts to Protect the Environment in Illinois 2Health News:Abbott Receives Sustainability Award for Continued Efforts to Protect the Environment in Illinois 3
(Date:9/4/2015)... India , September 4, 2015 ... Market by Application (Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis, Erythrocytapheresis, Leukapheresis, and Photopheresis) ... Technology and by Product - Global Forecast to 2020", ... to reach USD 2.5 Billion by 2020, growing at ... 2015 to 2020. Browse 139 Tables ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... Future Prospects for Companies in Antihistamines, Corticosteroids, ... - new study showing you trends, partnerships, and ... allergic rhinitis drugs heading? What are the commercial prospects ... you potential revenues and other trends to 2025, discussing ... report provides 273 tables, charts, and graphs. Discover the ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbd3bt/stability_testing ) ... of Pharmaceuticals (London, UK - December 2-3, 2015)" ... comprehensive two day seminar delegates will: - ... suitable for global arketing - Be able to ... and facilities - Know how to save resource ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Apheresis Market Worth 2.5 Billion USD by 2020 2Apheresis Market Worth 2.5 Billion USD by 2020 3Apheresis Market Worth 2.5 Billion USD by 2020 4Apheresis Market Worth 2.5 Billion USD by 2020 5Allergic Rhinitis Drugs Market Forecast 2015-2025 2Allergic Rhinitis Drugs Market Forecast 2015-2025 3Allergic Rhinitis Drugs Market Forecast 2015-2025 4Allergic Rhinitis Drugs Market Forecast 2015-2025 5Allergic Rhinitis Drugs Market Forecast 2015-2025 6Allergic Rhinitis Drugs Market Forecast 2015-2025 7Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals: 2 Day Seminar - London, UK - December 2-3, 2015 2
... is the perfect partner for growing your ... are scalable to meet your needs now ... that your Allura Xper FD20 system supports ... Openness to new technologies allows you to ...
... MAX Cooling Power, Deeper Lesions ,Designed ... atrial flutter, Freezor MAX is a powerful ... an 8mm ablation tip was designed to ... to the same cryoconsole as the other ...
... changes the way anatomy is imaged and ... Series of scanners combine superior resolution with ... patients or procedures more routine., The LightSpeed ... to new procedures while improving the imaging ...
... Core technologies employed on the Alpha ... Front-end incorporating a high-speed digital processor specifically ... superior signal-to-noise ratio reduces image speckle ... number of patients. The enhanced user ...
Medicine Products: