In a merger, communication is essential for ensuring security and privacy challenges are met, says Christopher Paidhrin of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, whose parent company recently went through a merger and will soon undergo another.
While the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT continues work on mobile device security guidance for smaller healthcare organizations, a researcher offers insights on steps these providers can take now to improve security.
People with good analytical backgrounds that understand regulatory compliance are in demand. Their counterparts - defenders of IT systems - will always be in demand.
"We need the tens of thousands that can manage those defenders and then we need 100,000 that are out there learning the trade, that are passionate...
At a time when information security sees record growth - in every sector, there are more open positions than professionals to fill them - ISMG's new Job Board offers new resources to job seekers and employers alike.
Programs from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Maryland come at a time when organizations not only can't find enough IT security professionals to hire to meet their needs, but often lack the leadership to oversee IT security initiatives.