The Budding Healthcare IT Spring
February 23, 2012, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
HIMSS12 is in full production in Las Vegas this week. Over 40,000 healthcare IT professionals and service providers have descended upon a conference that will set the direction for a new wave to technology innovations for the healthcare industry. Almost every booth has a sign that extolls the benefits of cloud-based services delivered through mobile devices. The promise to shake the industry to its core is a common theme.
Is your HIPAA Security and HITECH audit program in order?
February 20, 2012, Andrew Hicks, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Director
Healthcare organizations have been working towards HIPAA and HITECH compliance for a few years now. “Surprise” HIPAA compliance audits conducted by the OCR have begun and at Coalfire we’ve come across some gaps that have led organizations to fall short of their compliance initiatives.
Password Management: How many do you need to remember?
February 18, 2012, Mike Weber, Vice President, Coalfire Labs
In today’s online world, the proliferation of usernames and passwords has resulted in a cottage industry springing up to meet the need to keep track of them in a secure manner. Software and hardware providers have developed a number of unique approaches to deal with this problem, but they all achieve the end goal of being a single credential that grants access to all your passwords.