Tags department of health and human services

Former HHS CISO to join voting technology vendor as security lead

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

The former CISO of the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a role at one of the country's largest voting machine manufacturers as its head of security.

Medical supply giant Fresenius Medical Care fined $3.5 million for five data breaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

The list of violations is long, including a lack of necessary encryption and security policies.

Watchdog group calls on HHS to improve cyber defenses

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 10 months ago

The Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Inspector General said that a penetration test on four operating divisions identified "configuration management and access control vulnerabilities."

Lawmaker to HHS: Label software in medical devices

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

A national effort is needed to ensure that the owners and operators of medical devices, hospital IT networks and electronic health records management systems can find out what software and other technologies are in the products they are buying.

New bill would transform cybersecurity at Dept. of Health and Human Services

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 12 months ago

The HHS Cybersecurity Modernization Act comes in response to congressional hearings on the state of cybersecurity in the health care sector.

Federal report: Hospital cybersecurity is in 'critical condition'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Many hospitals "may not know that they have experienced an attack until long after it has occurred."

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