Stories by John P. Mello

Security incidents tracked on Radar of Seattle Hospital

Health care providers have become a ripe target for computer criminals in recent times which is making it difficult for the providers to manage their response to security incidents. That not only makes it difficult to protect patient data, but it puts providers at risk of financial sanctions from government regulators.

John P. Mello | 19 Aug | Read more

Big Data offers means to combat health care hacker attacks

Despite the aggressive efforts of government regulators, the health care industry's reputation for security hasn't been stellar. Multiple breaches are reported on a weekly basis and with health care exchanges popping up under the federal Affordable Care Act, the situation could get worse before it gets better.

John P. Mello | 25 Nov | Read more