Search Tag: NIST

IT Management

Healthcare Cybersecurity: Integrate or Fail

2016 19 Sep

A standards body has said that in order for healthcare IT security to succeed it has to align with the overall activities of an organisation if it has any chance of being effective. The chief of the Baldrige PerformanceExcellence Program just launched under the umbrella of The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), says that... Read more

Executive Health Management

4 Steps for Fighting Ransomware

2016 26 Jul

Researchers have supported cybersecurity guidelines put forward by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in a paper published in Applied Clinical Informatics . Dean Sittig professor at the University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics and Hardeep Singh, MD. Chief of Veterans Affairs Health Policy, Quality and Informatics... Read more

IT Management

Tech Standards for mHealth Revealed

2015 10 Aug

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a mobile security guide which is specifically written for safeguarding medical information. The 82-page handbook offers healthcare organisations insights on how to improve mHealth cybersecurity via open-source or commercial tools. The guide currently in draft form is awaiting public... Read more