A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15, 2014. About two thirds of all websites use code known as OpenSSL to help secure those encrypted sessions. Researchers last week warned they have uncovered a security bug in OpenSLL dubbed Heartbleed, which could allow hackers to steal massive troves of information without leaving a trace.

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Balancing privacy and security with health records

April 13, 2015, Joshua Bleiberg and Niam Yaraghi

In the past few years the government has undertaken an ambitious effort to transform health records with information technology (IT). EHR systems now contain valuable information for not only health care providers but also criminals. A recent paper from the International Journal of Applied Information Systems provides reviews on several past efforts on the issues of security and privacy in EHR systems.