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According to the Innovation Through Inclusion: The Multicultural Cybersecurity Workforce report by (ISC)², 32 percent of minorities in the cybersecurity field have experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has raised plenty of eyebrows across healthcare, including in radiology, public health and digital health. But a new 100-page report from some of the leading organizations in the development of AI points potential problems with the technology, which could include cyberattacks, drone misuse and large-scale surveillance.

The Office of the Attorney General at the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the development of the Cyber-Digital Task Force, which aims to develop strategies to fight cyberthreats and the misuse of technology.

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced John Riggi, who spent 30 years working for the FBI, as senior adviser for cybersecurity and risk.

Siemens and eight partners to sign a joint charter to improve cybersecurity, identifying 10 action areas where governments and business could engage in the growth of security.


Recent Headlines

AHIMA opens global services office in Belgium The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has opened a global services office in Brussels, Belgium.
AHIMA CEO to step down Linda Kloss, CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for the past 15 years, has decided to retire from that role on March 31, 2010.
HL7 invites public opinion on personal health record model Health Level Seven (HL7), a healthcare IT standards development organization, has released a ballot to approve its Personal Health Record System Functional Model (PHR-S FM) as a draft standard for trial use.
Imaging techs part of the nationwide healthcare staff shortage Speaking during an AHIMA convention breakout session, a panel of presenters discussed methods for addressing the alarming shortage of HIT workers.
McKesson touts installs at AHIMA McKesson Corp. was one of the more than 240 exhibitors at the 2005 National Convention & Exhibition of the American Health Information Management Association, held in San Diego last week.