Report urges VA to send patient data over encrypted networks

03/8/2013 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A report by the Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general indicated the agency has been transmitting unencrypted information to private contractors as well as outpatient facilities. Although no breaches have occurred, this practice is not in compliance with federal rules dictating tougher security. The report urges the VA to implement corrective action and train its employees on sending sensitive data over encrypted networks.

View Full Article in:

Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
Catheter Engineer Manager
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Manager, Compliance
Stryker
Fremont, CA
Director, Office of Device Evaluation
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD