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Content tagged with Database Security posted in September 2011
Database Security Market To Grow 20 Percent Through 2014
News  |  9/30/2011  | 
Mobility, data volume, and difficulty patching still lead challenges in protecting databases
Medicare Tests Alternative To Fraud-Fighting Smart Card
News  |  9/29/2011  | 
Magnetic stripe cards and conventional credit-card terminals may be a less costly way to go.
Integrated Security Reduces Health IT Data Breaches
News  |  9/26/2011  | 
PricewaterhouseCoopers finds fewer breaches in healthcare organizations that have integrated privacy and security compliance efforts.
Sound Database Security Starts With Segmentation
News  |  9/23/2011  | 
Segmenting the network and segregating data by importance is key, experts say
HHS: Patient Data Breaches Have More Than Doubled
News  |  9/20/2011  | 
Better adherence to federal breach disclosure policies may explain the severe uptick in notifications in 2010, Department of Health and Human Services tells Congress.
Segregating DBA And Admin Duties
Commentary  |  9/19/2011  | 
Keeping platform admins out of your database
HHS Unveils Personal Health Record Privacy Notice
News  |  9/16/2011  | 
The template will help consumers learn more about PHR security and data management practices, much like nutrition labels do for foods.
Medicare Smartcards Aim To Thwart Fraud, Waste
News  |  9/16/2011  | 
Bipartisan legislation would issue digital ID cards to 48 million Medicare enrollees, save $30 billion a year, say sponsors.
HIPAA Pain: How To Cope
News  |  9/16/2011  | 
Although providers worry about hugh fines for leaking patient data, keeping this information secure isn't that hard--but it soon will be.
Seven Ways You Give Thieves Dibs On Your Database
News  |  9/14/2011  | 
Bad database security habits make life easy for hackers and malicious insiders
Data Security Not High On Hospitals' Priority List
News  |  9/12/2011  | 
Fewer than half of large facilities conduct annual risk assessments, but that might have to change, according to CSC consultant.
Big Data Brings Big Risks
News  |  9/9/2011  | 
Information stored in data warehouses that service business intelligence applications should be a security priority
Stanford Hospital Breach Exposes 20,000 ER Records
News  |  9/9/2011  | 
Spreadsheet uploaded to homework-help website exposed sensitive patient data for almost a year.
DAM In The Cloud
Commentary  |  9/7/2011  | 
Modifications to DAM for use with cloud infrastructure providers
Electronic Health Records Face Many Insider Snoops
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Nosy staff members committed most of the personal data breaches that hit more than 70% of healthcare organizations last year, survey says.
Verizon Adds Mobile Security To Healthcare Cloud
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Doctors can access electronic health records, digitally sign prescriptions from smartphones and tablets with NIST Level 3 authentication in Verizon's UIS-Healthcare cloud-based service.
Hurricane Irene Sparks Talk Of HIT Disaster Strategy
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Health IT managers are looking at the damage done and reassessing their disaster planning strategies.


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