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Anthem attack traced to sophisticated cyberespionage group 'Black Vine'

The breach that compromised personal information for roughly 80 million Anthem members earlier this year was likely the work of a cyberespionage group that software company Symantec is calling "Black Vine." 

HITRUST launches service to fight cyber crime in healthcare

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has announced the expansion of its information security framework, launching the first analysis service of cyber attacks specifically for the healthcare industry.

More Symantec woes: Software update shuts down military EHR

A software update was to blame for the shutdown of active-duty and retired military personnel and their families, according to Nextgov. The Department of Defense shut down its electronic health

OATH debuts certification program for authentication, security

The Initiative for Open AuTHentication (OATH) is hoping to get some public traction for its authentication/security vendor members with new certification program for security and authentication

Forbidden words of health IT marketing

I can think of only one word to describe the annual HIMSS conference: huge. (OK, we would have accepted big, massive, sprawling and even ginormous, but let's face it. This conference is huge.) HIMSS,

HIMSS: Health organizations not prepared for new HIPAA rules

Following closely on the heels of the publication of an HHS interim final rule that sharply raises civil penalties for HIPAA privacy violations comes a report from HIMSS that healthcare organizations