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Medical supply giant Fresenius Medical Care fined $3.5 million for five data breaches
The list of violations is long, including a lack of necessary encryption and security policies.
Watchdog group calls on HHS to improve cyber defenses
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
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
The HHS Cybersecurity Modernization Act comes in response to congressional hearings on the state of cybersecurity in the health care sector.