Tag Archives: security

Be smart with your home and virtual security

Safe as houses used to be a term that implied a totally secure environment. But increasingly our homes are being targeted not just by burglars, but also by cyber thieves as well. Let’s tackle physical security first. ADT Security recommends, as homes become smarter, to ideally plan home security with home automation technology during the… Read More »

How payers are balancing patient engagement, data security

Health insurers are establishing innovative ways to provide better care and improve the overall patient experience, according to America’s Health Insurance Plans. That’s why insurers are investing in patient portals, mobile apps, telehealth and other personalized tools, like those that focus on social determinants of health, says Cathryn Donaldson, director of communications at AHIP. The… Read More »

Security and tech advice for pharma looking to move the cloud

In an area where data security is a paramount concern, pharmaceutical companies looking to make the move to cloud-based technologies need ensure the digital transition is structured, smooth and secure. This involves mapping out potential data flows, evaluating cloud service models, and identifying mapping assets for cloud deployment, among others. Healthcare IT News spoke with… Read More »

Concern for security of data in the cloud worries IT execs

Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data. A survey from the Cloud Security Alliance, which works to ensure a secure cloud computing environment, found 69 percent of respondent organizations are migrating data for enterprise resource planning applications to the cloud, with nearly… Read More »