All posts by Brendan Seaton

Associate Editor, HIM&CC, President of ITAC Health and Chief Creative Officer for Privacy Horizon Inc.

An Agile Approach to Privacy and Security

Agile development has become the new standard for software development. Supplanting the traditional ”Waterfall” methodology used by developers for decades, Agile turns development on its head by focusing on customer needs, business value, stakeholder engagement, rapid development and early and predictable delivery. Agile is characterized by the incremental and iterative development of software products. It … Continue reading An Agile Approach to Privacy and Security

Gone Phishing!

Why would a burglar break through a wall when all he needs to do is look under the front doormat for the key? These days, few hackers attempt to attack well-fortified corporate systems head-on. It’s much easier to steal a user’s credentials, or attach malware to an innocent looking email, enabling the hacker to gain … Continue reading Gone Phishing!

Calculating the ROI for Privacy and Security

One of the biggest challenges for people in health care who are responsible for privacy and security is building the business case for investment. Why would Boards of Directors and executives spend limited resources on privacy and security when there are so many competing priorities facing the organization? It’s often considered crass to express privacy … Continue reading Calculating the ROI for Privacy and Security

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