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Content tagged with Cloud posted in September 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Apache Guacamole 1.1.0 and older may mishandle pointers involved inprocessing data received via RDP static virtual channels. If a userconnects to a malicious or compromised RDP server, a series ofspecially-crafted PDUs could result in memory corruption, possiblyallowing arbitrary code to be executed...
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A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition, Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM & Presence Service, and Cisco Unity Connection could allow an unauthenticated, remote attack...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-07-02
In versions 3.0.0-3.5.0, 2.0.0-2.9.0, and 1.0.1, when users run the command displayed in NGINX Controller user interface (UI) to fetch the agent installer, the server TLS certificate is not verified.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-07-02
In versions 3.0.0-3.5.0, 2.0.0-2.9.0, and 1.0.1, the Neural Autonomic Transport System (NATS) messaging services in use by the NGINX Controller do not require any form of authentication, so any successful connection would be authorized.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-07-02
In versions 3.0.0-3.5.0, 2.0.0-2.9.0, and 1.0.1, the NGINX Controller installer starts the download of Kubernetes packages from an HTTP URL On Debian/Ubuntu system.