USDS Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

Healthcare app economy is coming: Get ready for the dataquake

Before the Blue Button Developer Conference on Monday, I stepped inside the U.S. Digital Service for something of a pre-party. USDS hosted this mix of people in full suits rubbing elbows with tattooed technologists wearing t-shirts. In the packed room, USDS Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig climbed onto a couch to deliver congratulations to the team […]

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142 healthcare data breaches in Q2, 30% caused by repeat offenders

The healthcare sector suffered 142 healthcare data breaches from April through June, impacting 3.14 million patient records – nearly three times the number reported in the first part of the year, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer. What’s worse is that about 30 percent of those breaches were caused by repeat offenders from within […]