Cybersecurity

Warner: Cybersecurity shouldn't be an 'afterthought'

Warner: Cybersecurity shouldn’t be an ‘afterthought’

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) hopes to introduce healthcare cybersecurity legislation this quarter. | PA Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) says it hopes to introduce legislation this quarter to strengthen the defenses of healthcare organizations and perhaps compel them to meet minimum standards. Healthcare cybersecurity is a pressing issue. Nearly 50 million patient data were breached in …

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Congress receives detailed advice on cybersecurity from AAFP

Congress receives detailed advice on cybersecurity from AAFP

“The AAFP has long supported policies that ensure the appropriate security of protected health information while working to improve patient access to their data, as well as the ability to share patient health information within of the care team,” the previous letter read. “We strongly support reliable data interoperability while preserving patient confidentiality and the …

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reminder to healthcare industry of cybersecurity risks with cloud providers | JD Supra

Synopsis. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled last week that insurance coverage was not available to a cloud-based medical software provider because, under the applicable insurance policy, “[c]computer software cannot sustain “direct physical loss or physical damage” because it has no physical existence. While acknowledging that the software is code-based, the court found that the ransomware …

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Healthcare Stakeholders See Assurance and Incentives Key to Warner's Cybersecurity Plan

Healthcare Stakeholders See Assurance and Incentives Key to Warner’s Cybersecurity Plan

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., speaks during a oversight hearing Dec. 7, 2021 in Washington. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) Stakeholder groups representing tens of thousands of members and thousands of provider organizations responded to Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.’s healthcare cybersecurity policy options, refining his strong ideas for cyberinsurance, incentive programs and other necessary resource options …

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Cybersecurity in healthcare 'takes exponential importance', says senator

Cybersecurity in healthcare ‘takes exponential importance’, says senator

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., arrives for a meeting April 4, 2022 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) Moments before the Senate vote on a potential railroad strike, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., sat down with former acting FDA director for medical device cybersecurity Kevin Fu to talk another pressing issue: getting the …

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NYDFS changes cybersecurity rules for financial services companies

NYDFS changes cybersecurity rules for financial services companies

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 On November 9, 2022, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released its second proposed amendments to the Part 500 cybersecurity rule. The proposed amendments revise several aspects of the proposed cybersecurity rule amendment released on November 29 July 2022. These changes reflect several comments made in response to the …

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How to switch health insurers if you're worried about cybersecurity, costs or claims

How to switch health insurers if you’re worried about cybersecurity, costs or claims

More than half of Australians have private health insurance. Around a quarter, or almost four million people, are members of Medibank – Australia’s largest health insurer and the company at the center of an ongoing cybersecurity breach. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: How to protect yourself after a data breach. For more health and wellness news …

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How Training and Continuing Education is Crucial for Healthcare Cybersecurity Managers and Staff

How Training and Continuing Education is Crucial for Healthcare Cybersecurity Managers and Staff

Training is one of the main components of protection against cyberattacks. And that goes not just for employees in healthcare provider organizations, but also for managers and security personnel, especially those looking to advance. That’s the topic of “In-house Career Development: Hiring from Within,” an educational session at the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum, December 5-6 …

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Singapore e-Service.  EU aviation cyber regulations.  Cyberspace Solarium Recommendations in NDAA.  Healthcare cybersecurity legislation.

Singapore e-Service. EU aviation cyber regulations. Cyberspace Solarium Recommendations in NDAA. Healthcare cybersecurity legislation.

In one look. Singapore unveils Digital and Intelligence Service. The EU proposes new regulations for the cybersecurity of flights. The recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission are pushed back by the industry. A US senator is calling for legislation to protect the healthcare industry from cyber threats. Singapore unveils Digital and Intelligence Service. The Singaporean …

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