data breaches

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Q&A: The Philosophical Shift True Security Requires

Tom Sullivan, | Government Health IT | August 28, 2014

...[Cris] Ewell spoke with Executive Editor Tom Sullivan about AOB, what he considers the three types of adversaries to guard against, and the need for balancing both risk and federal regulations...

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The Medicare Machine: Patient Details of 'Any Australian' for Sale on Darknet

Paul Farrell | The Guardian | July 3, 2017

A darknet trader is illegally selling the Medicare patient details of any Australian on request by “exploiting a vulnerability” in a government system, raising concerns that a health agency may be seriously compromised. An investigation by Guardian Australia can reveal that a darknet vendor on a popular auction site for illegal products claims to have access to any Australian’s Medicare card details and can supply them on request...

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Why Healthcare Data Security, Compliance Issues Go Untreated

Dave Brunswick | Health IT Security | August 9, 2016

Secure managed file transfer solutions can be beneficial to covered entities as they work to overcome healthcare data security and compliance issues. If there ever was a pulse of healthcare operations, it’s data. From patient enrollment forms, electronic health records, and health insurance information, the amount of electronic data flowing through the medical community increases every day. With that, healthcare data security must also be a top priority...

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