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Kids’ Health Insurer’s Website Vulnerable for 7 Years

On Feb 1, 2021
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An organization that administers a children’s dental and health insurance program in Florida took down its online application platform after it discovered the

On Feb 1, 2021
@healthinfosec shared
Kids’ Health Insurer’s Website Vulnerable for 7 Years: Hackers Tampered With Some Data That Was Exposed #FHKC https://t.co/8StVC7N0NG
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Kids’ Health Insurer’s Website Vulnerable for 7 Years

Kids’ Health Insurer’s Website Vulnerable for 7 Years

An organization that administers a children’s dental and health insurance program in Florida took down its online application platform after it discovered the

Health Insurer Pays $6.85 Million to Settle Data Breach Affecting Over 10.4 Million People

Health Insurer Pays $6.85 Million to Settle Data Breach Affecting Over 10.4 Million People

HHS has announced another big settlement and corrective action plan.  This one stems from a hack of Premera Blue Cross (PBC) in 2014 that went undetected...

Premera Blue Cross to pay $6.85M to settle 2015 breach

Premera Blue Cross to pay $6.85M to settle 2015 breach

The breach at the health plan, which affected 10.4 million people, was the second largest to hit healthcare at the time. Five years later, Premera is making the second-biggest payment ever ...

Industry Voices—Think you're HIPAA-compliant? Here are 3 tips to be sure

Industry Voices—Think you're HIPAA-compliant? Here are 3 tips to be sure

It's safe to say that many organizations are still perplexed about HIPAA audits, enforcement and compliance. As a result, the number of organizations that fail to meet compliance each year ...

Healthcare again tops industries for cybersecurity attacks, data breaches

Healthcare again tops industries for cybersecurity attacks, data breaches

Breach notifications triggered 34 investigations by the HHS Office for Civil Rights in 2018, up from 22 the previous year.

Misconfiguration Leads to Major Health Data Breach

Misconfiguration Leads to Major Health Data Breach

A misconfigured database at UW Medicine in Washington state that left patient data exposed on the internet for several weeks resulted in a breach affecting almost 1

Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach

Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach

Excellus Health Plan agrees to pay $5.1m to settle HIPAA violation case

Healthcare's number one financial issue is cybersecurity

Healthcare's number one financial issue is cybersecurity

The cost of a healthcare breach is about $408 per patient record and that doesn't include the loss of business, productivity and reputation.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare

The healthcare industry is increasingly relying upon internet-connected devices and solutions to improve patient care, organizati

Industry Insight: Checking Up on Healthcare Security

Industry Insight: Checking Up on Healthcare Security

Modern threats putting healthcare organization at risk, how they're improving their security posture, and where many fall short.

Protenus and RADAR partner to mitigate security risks for healthcare organizations

Protenus and RADAR partner to mitigate security risks for healthcare organizations

The partnership between Protenus and RADAR offers healthcare organizations the ability to use automation, artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics to efficiently detect and assess ...