The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration’s Innovation Sandbox Cloud and the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Interoperability and Integration Innovation Lab will partner to tackle interoperability issues in healthcare IT. The collaboration will accelerate the development of integrated health IT solutions, test new products, and help train the IT workforce. The partnership allows researchers from both organizations to collaborate on specific projects and use VHA’s electronic health records system to test new products. The goal is to combine the expertise, investments, and resources of both organizations to improve healthcare IT.
Iran-based hacking group APT34 has launched a new cyber espionage operation, according to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro. The group has been infecting victims with the