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Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data
May 22, 2017

In this guest commentary, Zuly Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security and former cybersecurity expert at the National Security Agency, discusses what physicians and private practices could do to help prevent hackers from gaining access to patients’ valuable health information. The Baltimore-based cybersecurity company developed the concept of remote browser isolation to prevent ransomware and other web-based malware from infecting an organization.

 

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of computers. More than 30…
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Circumcised men at twice the risk for cancer-causing HPV, study shows

May 22, 2017
Circumcised men should be as vigilant in preventing oncogenic HPV infection as those who are uncircumcised, new research suggests. Circumcised participants in a study…
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Hepatic steatosis worsens faster in HIV mono-infection than HIV/HCV

May 22, 2017
Hepatic steatosis progressed faster and was more often associated with liber fibrosis progression among patients with HIV mono-infection compared with patients with…
In the Journals

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

May 22, 2017
Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided significantly more protection…
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HPV Immunization: Ensuring Your Patients Do Not Slip through the Cracks

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) continue to be below those of other vaccines recommended for…
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WHO: 302 attacks on health care workers in 2016, most in Syria

May 22, 2017
WHO counted 302 attacks on health care workers in 20 countries last year, leading to 372 deaths and 491 injuries. But…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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Fauci expects less impact from Zika virus in Americas in 2017

March 30, 2017
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