Posted on October 26th, 2009 No comments
Disproportionate share hospitals, which a disproportionately large share of poor patients, are lagging behind other hospitals in adopting electronic health records, according to a new survey. Researchers reported in Health Affairs that without federal funding this digital divide would continue – and expressed concern that any funding would actually reach these hospitals.
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Disproportionate share hospitals face IT disadvantages
Organized cyber thieves that have stolen millions from corporations and schools over the past few months recently defrauded several health care providers, including a number of non-profit organizations that cater to the disabled and the uninsured.
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Cyber Gangs Hit Healthcare Providers
Contact center staff are on the data security front lines. Properly trained they can thwart intrusion. Unfortunately contact centers too frequently have environments that foster data loss and theft.
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Network Security – Effectively Protecting Your Customers’ Data
Durham police report that local residents have been getting calls and emails claiming that they owe money for utility bills. Police say these calls are fraudulent and warn residents to beware.
Scam calls hitting Durham
On the digital side, a 2009 data breach report by Verizon Business Services estimated that 91 percent of cyberrecords theft went to organized criminal groups. Cybercrime costs businesses billions of dollars…
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Special Report: Security Versus the Mob
Posted on July 17th, 2009 No comments
Digital Transactions-“The new guidelines provide greater specificity about wireless network security, an area where there are known vulnerabilities that hackers have exploited, most famously in the TJX data breach,” Tom Wills, senior analyst of security for fraud and compliance at Javelin Strategy & Research, tells Digital Transactions News via e-mail.