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Employee Password Security for Healthcare Providers

Employee password security is a significant issue for healthcare providers. How can hospitals and other healthcare providers tackle password security concerns?

Securing Healthcare’s Digital Transformation: The Rise of Enterprise Cyber Risk Management Software

Clearwater CEO Steve Cagle shares insight in article published in a special healthcare-focused issue of CISO Magazine

Medical Devices Are Ubiquitous, Vital, And Often Unsecure

Medical Devices Are Ubiquitous, Vital, And Often Unsecure

Clearwater Debuts Best-in-Class Business Associates Cyber Risk Management and HIPAA Compliance Program

The Clear Advantage Program for Business Associates Provides Customers with Expert Guidance and Purpose-Built ...

2 Health Data Breaches Affect Total of 220,000

Ransomware, Phishing Attacks Expose a Wealth of Data

Careless Users Pose Risk to Healthcare Endpoints, Data, Access

A report from Clearwater sheds light on the continued risk careless users pose to healthcare data security, including exposed endpoints, susceptibility to phishing, and improper access.

Health Data Breach Tally Update: Top Causes

Hacker attacks, IT mishaps and vendor errors are among the top causes of the largest health data breaches added to the official federal tally so far this year.

Clinics Serving Uninsured Hit by Ransomware

A ransomware attack on the operator of non-profit clinics that serve the uninsured in St. Louis led to the breach of information on 152,000 patients, clinicians and employees.

Phishing Schemes Continue to Plague the Healthcare Sector

Recent health data breaches involving phishing schemes are reminders of the persistent threat email-related scams pose to healthcare organizations - and the urgent need to mitigate that threat.

Complying With New York’s SHIELD Act

What should healthcare organizations know about complying with the breach notification and data security requirements of New York's SHIELD Act? And how does the new law compare with HIPAA? Jon Moore, chief risk officer at consulting firm Clearwater, explains.

Clearwater Executive Chairman Bob Chaput To Keynote Healthcare Internet of Things Conference

Cyber Risk Management Expert to Share Insight on Medical Device Security andPatient Safety at Invitation-Only ...

5 critical components in protecting servers from breaches

Servers appear to be the Achilles heel of healthcare organizations’ data protection efforts. About 54 percent of all individuals affected by an information breach of a healthcare organizations were impacted by a breach involving that organization’s server, according to data on the breach portal of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, culling security incidents from June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2019. A report this summer from Clearwater’s CyberIntelligence Institute says that, of the breaches in the previous 12 months, 90 healthcare breaches affecting more than 9 million individuals, were related to servers in some way.

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