Imprivata Blog

  • Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 10:00am

    This week, I took part in Network World’s annual real-life scary security stories podcast, a panel hosted by Keith Shaw that looks at some of the most frightful security incidents over the past year. This year, I focused on some of the data security incidents that are becoming all too common in...

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:02am

    Back when this blog was in its infancy, we outlined a number of identity management resources that readers should check out. Those blogs are still on the “must-read” list, but there are a number of new ones that have popped up that people interested in identity and access management may find...

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 10:04am

    I read a good article on FierceEMR recently surrounding a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey on electronic medical records (EMRs) that indicated that the secondary use of this information may be an organization’s greatest asset over the next five years. An overwhelming 76 percent of respondents...

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 10:05am

    I just left the annual Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, where clinical and technical users of Cerner software gather to share ideas, best practices and technology solutions that are molding the future of healthcare.

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 10:06am

    This week I had a chance to talk with Network World’s director of programming Keith Shaw about the various ways that employees breach data security – both intentionally and inadvertently.

    The podcast interview captures a number of ways that employees breach enterprise security, whether by...

  • Monday, September 21, 2009 - 10:08am

    Khalid Kark of Forrester Research recently issued a useful whitepaper that outlines the security reforms needed to improve patient data security in the healthcare industry. The whitepaper highlights four key reasons why healthcare organizations are failing behind on security. Khalid provides a...

  • Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 10:09am

    I am currently at the Insight 2009 Annual Conference in Orlando, where 1,200-1,400 attendees are converging to learn and build relationships centered on their McKesson healthcare IT systems. Users are hearing details of new product enhancements and integrations, learning best practices and...

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 10:10am

    A recent BankInfoSecurity article reported that the Massachusetts Data Protection Law has been delayed yet again, pushing the new effective date back to March 1, 2010. As part of the law, organizations are required to protect confidential data – social security numbers, driver license numbers...

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 10:11am

    In February 2009, the Obama administration announced that $2.0 billion in grant money will be made available to help hospitals and other health care providers transition to electronic health records (EHR). This past Monday, the White House took a big step and launched the first of two grant...

  • Monday, August 17, 2009 - 10:12am

    Last December, I blogged about the growing interest in implementing desktop virtualization (VDI) and the enterprise security challenges companies would face in this new environment. As with any new technology the best way to learn what is really happening is to listen to the field. With that in...

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