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Health Management

Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks

2016 25 Aug

What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in cybersecurity?   First, the wrong executives such as Chief Financial Officers are ‏in charge of IT and cybersecurity strategy in half US healthcare ‏organisations. One third have no cybersecurity executive on ‏staff. In too many organisations qualified cybersecurity executives... Read more

IT Management

CIOs in the Boardroom

2016 18 Jul

An article in Modern Healthcare has highlighted the changing role of IT professionals in healthcare management as, with the increasing central role of technology in the hospital landscape, CIOs and CISOs are finally finding a seat in the boardroom and weighing in on big decisions.The publication takes Edward Martinez as an example. Martinez has been... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity: Who Can You Trust?

2016 12 Jul

A new Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) report has highlighted a new threat to cybersecurity in healthcare; technology companies that cannot deliver the security that they promise. As Ransomware incidents have spread throughout healthcare, CISOs of hospitals have been under increasing pressure to safeguard the security and privacy... Read more

IT Management

Lack of Resources Frustrates Healthcare IT Security

2016 03 Mar

Electronic health records (EHRs) and digital clinical systems have widely been deployed in healthcare without strategic data and IT infrastructure security planning, a report by HIMSS Analytics and Symantec Corporation has said. “As a result, chief information security officers (CISOs) frequently have limited authority, sparse staffing and tight budgets.... Read more

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