Privacy & Security

The health information of several patients was exposed following two phishing attacks at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Despite growing concerns over data security, nearly 80 percent of people are in favor of medical devices that immediately alert physicians of significant changes in health.

While the sharing of patient data is a crucial part of clinical research, researchers still deal with several challenges that prevent their work from moving forward. There may be one solution that has the potential to address each challenge—blockchain.

As the frequency of cyberattacks increases, the cost to fix security risks is also on the rise. Successful endpoint cyberattacks cost organizations an average of $7.1 million, according to a report that analyzed the state of endpoint security.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are joining forces to address cybersecurity for medical devices.

A North Carolina-based hospital is issuing notices to patients following a phishing attack that accessed several employee email accounts.

Anthem, Inc. will pay a record $16 million to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) after a data breach exposed the electronic protected health information of nearly 79 million people.

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) issued a notice to thousands of residents after a data breach may have exposed their personal health information.

A California court has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed against a program after a breach exposed the medical records of 93 people living with HIV can move forward.

Healthcare companies were responsible for the most security events during the first half of 2018.

The private medical records of about 1,800 patients were found on a sidewalk in a Houston neighborhood, according to a report by KHOU 11.

The personal and protected health information of about 19,000 current and former Toyota employees and health plan participants may be at risk following a breach that happened in August.