January 2, 2020
Healthcare is full of tensions. For security professionals at innovative health systems, one tension that can be hard to navigate is the pull between innovation and caution, a topic several experts discussed last month at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
“The job of the CISO is to say no, to look at risk,” John Halamka, president of the Mayo Clinic Platform, said at the event. “I had a...
October 17, 2018
Focus on Cybersecurity
In October, we take a deep dive into security strategy and pressing threats.
October 16, 2018
In April of this year, the FDA released a five-point action plan to improve medical device safety that included a clear focus to reduce cybersecurity existing vulnerabilities and promote strong practices for future devices.
Since then the agency hasn’t dragged its feet — earlier this month FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb released a lengthy statement announcing the release of a cybersecurity...
May 17, 2018
Speaker proposals are being accepted for the Healthcare Security Forum, in Boston, Oct. 15-16, and the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, Boston, Oct. 22-23 until Friday, May 25.
Both events offer cutting-edge speakers, the latest in healthcare technology, best practices and operational ideas to bring back to your organization.
Click here to submit your proposals to the Healthcare...
September 12, 2017
While ransomware is still the most significant healthcare security risk, medical device hacking is a concern that continues to grow. Just last week, the Department of Homeland Security issued a detailed warning about vulnerabilities in Medfusion's Syringe Infusion Pump.
At the HIMSS Media Healthcare Security Forum in Boston today, speakers described the many problems inherent in defending older...
May 22, 2017
HIMSS Media is currently accepting speaker proposals for the Boston Healthcare Security Forum, Sept. 11-13,
The deadline to submit a proposal is June 1. Click here to submit a proposal.
Submissions are limited to security professionals and experts from healthcare provider and payer organizations, government agencies, and academic institutions. Presentations should be practical, actionable and...