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Tanium exposed hospital’s IT while using its network in sales demos

CEO used client hospital's network in demo "hundreds of times," reports WSJ.

Doctors Adrift hit halfway mark in Indian Ocean rowing challenge

April 18, 2017 – The challenge is mega – take a two-man boat and row 3,600 miles across the Indian Ocean in 84 days from Western Australia to Mauritius.

Gold sponsor, CCube Solutions, a supplier of digital healthcare software to the NHS, announces today that junior doctors, Ted Welman and Jack Faulkner, have reached the halfway mark in what is an epic rowing adventure.

The pair are also trying to raise £100,000 for Medicins San... Source: RealWire

Expert tips for managing your cloud data

When oncologists at Carolinas HealthCare System go before a tumor board review to discuss patient cases, they are looking for feedback on treatment plans and clinical trials.

During their presentations, the doctors show their peers genetic data, pathology reports, lab results and physicians’ notes—all of which is at their fingertips because it is stored in a Hadoop cloud on Microsoft Azure.Cloud security governance processes must also be considered, as well as aligning corporate security requirements with compliance and privacy laws, especially when it comes to personal information, says Forrester’s Shey.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)

The Mistakes of Smart Medicine

A technological boom in medicine both encouraged medical institutions to use exclusively information systems in processing data and led to the emergence of new types of technological equipment and personal devices that can be used to interact with traditional systems and networks.

This means that the threats that are relevant for them can also be relevant for medical systems.

Secretly recorded Planned Parenthood tapes barred from publication

Two activists criminally charged with allegedly violating privacy of people filmed.

‘Anonymous’ FTP Servers Leaving Healthcare Data Exposed

The FBI warned medical and dental offices running FTP servers in anonymous mode that criminals are targeting these installations and stealing personal healthcare information.

FBI: Attackers Targeting Anonymous FTP Servers in Healthcare

The FBI warns medical and dental organizations of cybercriminals targeting anonymous FTP servers to steal personal health data.

When inspectors swoop in, hospital staff save more lives

Largest gains seen in teaching hospitals that have reputations on the line.

IDG Contributor Network: Data governance as an accelerator, not a roadblock

Mention data governance to a developer and a chill might run up their spine.Historically, data governance, the management of data access within an enterprise, has been seen as a time consuming, complex task with minimal long-term value to an organization. Yet along with the emerging role of the CDO (chief data officer), integrated and unified data governance is becoming a critical strategy for data-driven organizations.Why does data governance matter? Gone are the days of data governance applying only to highly regulated industries like healthcare, finance, and government.

The amount of data available to organizations has skyrocketed in recent years, according to IDC the total amount of data worldwide will hit 180 zettabytes by 2025, and the chief data officer has become a critical member of any organization’s executive team.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Cystic fibrosis patients live 10 years longer in Canada than in...

Universal healthcare and more transplants may explain the significant survival gap.

MyLife Digital Ltd to share its digital healthcare solutions at Digital...

1st March 2017, Bath, UK: MyLife Digital is pleased to confirm it will be exhibiting and speaking at the Digital Health Technology Show, taking place at Excel, London, on 7th-8th March 2017.This key conference on digital health, part of the Wearable Te...

Unisys Launches Active Insights™ by Unisys, Providing Healthcare and Life Sciences...

Leading-edge security, real-time monitoring and streamlined management deliver improved governance of all medical devices within an organisationLondon, UK., March 1, 2017 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today launched Active Insights™ by Unisys, a comprehensive, integrated medical device management platform providing healthcare and life sciences companies with the ability to seamlessly monitor all of the medical devices within their organisation. Powered by state-of-the-art technology including Unisys Stealth® micro-segmentation security software, the Active Insights platform monitors devices... Source: RealWire