DHS Warns About Threat Of Mobile Devices In Healthcare

In a bulletin, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning healthcare organizations about the threat posed by insecure, network attached medical devices and the proliferation of smart phones, tablet PCs and other mobile devices in medical settings.

Medicaid CIO: Security for Many Companies Is ‘Embarassing’

The level of information security in systems run by some companies that
want to be linked electronically with the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services (CMS) is so rudimentary that it is “almost
embarrassing,” said Julie Boughn, CMS’ chief information officer. Read the full article. [Federal Computer Week]

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