Healthcare Markets Are Under Threat

Posted by Greg Mancusi-Ungaro

Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Recently, on Dark Reading, Sara Peters and Ericka Chickowski wrote a great piece that ran about PII-centric attacks and threats in the healthcare market.

As the Health Care marketplace moves online, opportunistic criminals are retraining their attacks to focus on Health Care consumers.

Over the past decade, there has been enormous pressure on the healthcare industry to move health records online.  Today, according to studies recently published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, almost 90 percent of all doctors and almost 75 percent of all hospitals have deployed at least a basic electronic health record system. And, these adoption rates have soared over the past five years. Insurance reimbursements have been managed online for years, and healthcare enrollments through employers are increasingly managed through a Web browser. The rollout of the Affordable Care Act, with its online purchase model, further accelerated the migration of healthcare to a predominantly online model.

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Topics: Identity Theft, Security, Brand Governance, Internet Threats, Chief Security Officer, PII, CIO,, Health Care

FINRA’s recommended changes to NASD rule 2210 and 2211

Posted by Adriana Tayraco

Thu, Aug 25, 2011


With the integration of social media into business practices, industries have had a hard time categorizing, monitoring and controlling what companies post and how they communicate with the public. It is for this reason that FINRA – the largest independent securities regulator in the U.S. - has recommended changes to its NASD rules 2210 and 2211 as well as the Interpretive Materials that follow rule 2210.

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Topics: Social Media Monitoring, Brand Governance, FINRA

Internet Threat Protection, It’s no longer just the right thing to do, its the Law!

Posted by Shanna Gordon

Wed, Nov 24, 2010

November 2010.

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Topics: Brand Protection, Reputation Management, Social Media Monitoring, Brand Governance

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