Next-generation threats in a hybrid healthcare environment

By Rikin Patel Virtually every organization today, irrespective of industry, faces huge uncertainties over security threats. Today’s threats are more sophisticated; breaches are more frequent; and the cost in time, dollars and brand value is more punishing. Cyber security specialists now acknowledge that organizations can no longer hope to build impenetrable firewalls around their enterprises. […]

Majority of employees in US unaware of GDPR mandates

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Well, there is good news and there is bad news. The good news we covered last month, with our post covering a survey that found increased cybersecurity awareness among business leaders could be attributed to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now for the bad news. With only a handful of months left before […]

Microsoft Azure and HIPAA HITECH compliance: Four configuration safeguards for your data

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This blog was originally published by Concerto Cloud Services. Since then, Concerto Cloud Services has become DXC Concerto, the mid-market cloud offering within DXC Technology. Many companies are looking to get out of the data center business and to services like Microsoft Azure to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions for legacy client server […]

Microsoft Azure and HIPAA HITECH compliance: What you should know

This blog was originally posted by Concerto Cloud Services. Since then, Concerto Cloud Services has become DXC Concerto, the mid-market cloud offering within DXC Technology. Healthcare organizations in the United States must adhere to the guidance of both the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health […]

Criminal healthcare data breaches on the rise

For three years running, medical- and healthcare-related breaches have been among the most pronounced type of data breaches and the most rapidly growing. Earlier this year, the Identity Theft Resource Center published its annual breach report, which found that 42.5 percent of the breaches identified in 2014 were in the healthcare industry. That’s an astounding […]