Category Archives: Private.Properties

Ignacio Valdes thread from the American Medical Informatics Association Open Source Working Group Listserv on Healthcare under the Obama Framework

<ed.note>Ignacio edits, where he is also posting on this meme.</ed.note> 'Rockefeller Amendment' for Studying Open Source in Stimulus Bill About page 701 of the bill  is a provision for studying Open Source: "…(A) thecurrent availability of open source6 health information technology systems to Fed7 eral safety net providers (including small, rural8 providers);9 (B) the […]

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Only 7 Years after 9-11, GAO urges standardization of biometric data

<ed.note>Gee, ya think? Story here. Beginning point here. Also here.</ed.note>

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Not All Conmergences Are The Same: A Word of Caution

<ed.note>I have recently become aware that there exists another site utilizing the term "Conmergence" in it’s url ( http:// conmergence dot blog dot allmusic dot tv ) not affiliate with me or my blog which ALLEGEDLY hosts a cornucopia of attack mechanisms (trojan horses, viruses, worms, etc.). Consider yourself warned.</ed.note>

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OASIS Launches SAML Online Community

The OASIS international standards consortium today introduced a new online community web site dedicated to supporting the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). The site ( will serve as the official information resource for the SAML OASIS Standard, which provides an XML-based framework for online partners to exchange user authentication, entitlement, and attribute information. “SAML […]

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IBM Opens New 3D Virtual Healthcare Island on Second Life

Interactive environment displays IBM’s vision for consumer-driven healthcare ORLANDO, FL – 24 Feb 2008: IBM (NYSE: IBM) debuted at HIMSS®08 its newest island in Second Life: IBM Virtual Healthcare Island.  The island is a unique, three-dimensional representation of the challenges facing today’s healthcare industry and the role information technology will play in transforming global healthcare-delivery […]

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Trey Tomeny on Private Identity Networks


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Robert Neelbauer on Social Graphs


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Voice: The New Fingerprint?

Jun 1, 2007 By David Jastrow, Prevailing security methods used to protect against identity theft are losing ground to fraudsters. In fact, the total cost of identity fraud in the United States in 2006 reached $56.6 billion, up 6.4 percent from $53.2 billion three years earlier, according to the 2006 Identity Fraud Survey Report […]

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Private medical records of Colorado residents exposed on Internet

As medical records are created and transmitted electronically more and more, the chance of private information falling into the wrong hands is growing. Sometimes records are stolen by hackers, other times just improperly secured. Compromised records can lead to a range of problems, from loss of employment to identity theft to plain old embarrassment. Future […]

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