IT Security Research and Articles

Penetration Testing: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

Penetration testing (or "pen test") attempts to duplicate the same tactics malicious hackers use to gain entry into network systems. Because it mimics the attacker, penetration testing is one of the most...

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FBI Says Health Systems, Medical Devices at Risk for Cyberattacks

Earlier this month, the Federal Bureau of Investigations issued a notice warning that health care systems and medical devices face an increased risk of cyberattacks, Health Data Management reports.

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HITECH EHR Incentives Kick Off

Well, it's finally official: Hospitals and physicians, effective Jan. 3, can apply for the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive payments. And if all goes according to plan...

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Government EHR incentive program ready to go

Registration for the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health records incentive programs opens Jan. 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has...

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