By now you’ve probably heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack that crippled organizations including FedEx and Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) earlier this year. While federal, state, and local government…
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From Habitat for Humanity to the Alzheimer’s Association, NetApp is one of the leading companies that offers a unique opportunity for full-time employees to give back through their Volunteer Time…
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Healthcare organizations today are empowered like never before to change the world with patient data. From electronic health records (EHRs) to medical imaging, patient data is the defining asset, but…
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The challenge is clear—a well-thought-out and rigorous policy for Federal Government cybersecurity is in place, now it must be implemented and enforced. Time is not on our side; the next hack or the next serious incident due to the negligence of a government employee or contractor could happen tomorrow or the next day. It is time to get serious about Federal Government Cybersecurity.

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Sometimes the meaning behind Memorial Day can get lost but for those who have served in the military, or have loved ones who have served, Memorial Day is more than…
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During the NASCIO Midyear Conference in April, organizers invited a handful of CIOs to give a five minute download  on some of the items on the Top Ten policy and…
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Terry McAuliffe, the outgoing governor of Virginia, considers cybersecurity an essential function of government – so much so that in 2015 Virginia was the first state to adopt the NIST…
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Ransomware has become a growing threat – between those occurring within healthcare organizations and law enforcement agencies and those at the federal, state, and local government levels – it seems…
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By now we’re sure you’ve heard about ransomware and the threat it poses to data security.  Most of the high-profile ransomware attacks have been targeted hospitals and healthcare organizations, but…
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Do you know the difference between data privacy and data security and how different requirements affect the collection and storage of healthcare data?  It’s a complex and interesting topic and…
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