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Healthcare Blockchain: Does Your Chain Have any Weak Links?

Security is all about protecting all links in the “security chain,” since any weak link represents a vulnerability open to exploitation and could enable a breach or other security incident. In this “chain and weak link” metaphor, I’m not talking about any weak link in the blocks within a blockchain. Rather, I am talking about …continue reading Healthcare Blockchain: Does Your Chain Have any Weak Links?

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Healthcare Security Readiness Program Reaches 150 Health & Life Sciences Organizations Across 9 Countries

Breaches and ransomware continue to have alarming impact and disruption across the health & life sciences (HLS) industry worldwide. The global average total cost of data breaches is now USD 3.62 million, with healthcare having the highest per-capita cost across all industries at USD 380 per patient record, according to 2017 Ponemon Cost of a Data …continue reading Healthcare Security Readiness Program Reaches 150 Health & Life Sciences Organizations Across 9 Countries

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Healthcare Use Cases for Blockchain: 5 Key Factors for Success

Many health and life sciences organizations are now bought into the concept of blockchain and are currently researching suitable use cases to implement this technology. Below I share five key characteristics I am seeing in successful blockchain implementations of use cases. 1. It’s About the Network, Not a Database Blockchain is a type of B2B …continue reading Healthcare Use Cases for Blockchain: 5 Key Factors for Success

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Six Top Security Gaps in Healthcare Organizations

As the deadline of May 25, 2018, for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance looms near, together with steep penalties for non-compliance of up to 4 percent of total worldwide annual turnover, any organization working with sensitive data of European citizens needs to identify and address security gaps to ensure compliance. This includes, but is not …continue reading Six Top Security Gaps in Healthcare Organizations

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Healthcare Blockchain: What Goes On Chain Stays on Chain

Many healthcare organizations are currently experimenting with blockchain. As use cases are defined, and prototypes created a key step is to decide what sensitive data goes on the chain (types of information and volume) and what doesn’t. Healthcare security teams need to be an integral part of this process. Here is why … One of the …continue reading Healthcare Blockchain: What Goes On Chain Stays on Chain

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Intel and NH-ISAC Enable Healthcare to Benchmark Security Readiness

Breaches and ransomware continue to have alarming impact and disruption across the Health & Life Sciences (HLS) industry worldwide. The global average total cost of a data breach is now $3.62 million USD, with healthcare having the highest per capita cost across all industries at $380 USD per patient record[1]. Ransomware infections, such as the …continue reading Intel and NH-ISAC Enable Healthcare to Benchmark Security Readiness

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