DistilNFO HITRUST Advisory

Weekly Top Stories

Tue, 18 Sep 2018
1. Blockchain: Opportunity for a Trusted Cyber Defense?
2. July 2018 – Worst Month for Breaches Reported to OCR
3. Email Accounts Hacked, PHI Compromised
4. Watch, a Biomed Device, Cyber Risk Concerns
5. Drones to Aviation, as Internet to Information
6. HIPAA and Checklist for Public Health Authority Disclosure
7. FDA and Med Device Cybersecurity
8. HIPAA and Emergency Preparedness
9. Learning from Equifax: 76-day Breach Exfiltrated Data from 51 Databases
10. California’s SB-327, First Regulation Focused on IoT Security
About Our Editor - Uday Ali Pabrai Ali Pabrai is a renowned cyber security expert and member of Infragard (FBI). He is a top rated dynamic speaker and chief executive of ecfirst - a compliance and cyber security company. ecfirst is an Authorized HITRUST CSF Assessor and Ali served (2017) on the HITRUST Assessor Council.
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Blockchain. It is a new kind of an operating system. It provides an opportunity to take the economy from the Internet of information to the Internet of value. A foundation for people can send anything of value to each other ...
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Data breaches continue to plague the health care industry, and July 2018 was the worst month so far this year in the number of data breaches reported to the Office for Civil Rights. Thirty-three data breaches were reported by covered ...
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Someone accessed an employee’s email account at an Ohio retirement community and post-acute care organization, jeopardizing personal health information. Ohio Living, which operates 12 retirement communities and also offers...
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This week’s announcement of a new Apple Watch that includes a sensor that can conduct an electrocardiogram spotlights the emergence of consumer apps that appear to cross over into the territory of medical devices, raising potential ...
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Federal Aviation Administration administrator, Dan Elwell, said last week, “Drones are going to do for aviation what the internet did for information,” and called on the industry to work with the FAA to fully integrate drones into the ...
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A Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Covered Entity is permitted to disclose protected health information without individual authorization to a “public health authority” that is authorized by law to collect or receive ...
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New OIG Report Spells Out Need for Better Premarket Reviews The Food and Medicine  Administration should increase its scrutiny of the cybersecurity of networked medical devices before they’re approved to be marketed, a new government watch...
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Emergency Situations: Preparedness, Planning, and Response The Rule protects individually identifiable health information from unauthorized or impermissible uses and disclosures. The Rule is...
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76-Day Breach Slowly Exfiltrated Data From 51 Databases, GAO Report Reveals. That’s the short takeaway from the devastating data breach that swamped credit Equifax last year. A newly released report on the ...
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California IoT security bill criticized by security researcher. Expert says bill “is based upon an obviously superficial understanding of the problem.” The first Internet of Things security bill in the US has been approved in...
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