Security - September 2019

Survey: Campuses embracing access control, lockdown solutions

Nine in 10 respondents say they have adopted new or improved lockdown/shelter-in-place policies and procedures


Cost of data breaches most in healthcare industry

Data breaches in healthcare sector almost double that of the global average


Montreal hospital to spend $4.5 million on security upgrades

A range options for new construction and renovation offer flexibility, cost efficiency and easy installation


Tips for medical device cybersecurity

Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today


Wyoming hospital cuts services because of hacker attack

Campbell County Memorial Hospital, a 90-bed hospital was still operating


Hospital employee killed after Ohio man crashes truck into ER

The medical center was closed due to structural damage


Cybersecurity still possible on a tight budget

A good information security plan can be affordable


N.J. hospital administrator charged with bringing gun onto grounds without permission

The incident occurred during an 18-month reform plan instituted after an outside consultant found widespread problems at New Jersey's psychiatric hospitals


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Delayed egress locks

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for delayed egress locks


Blockchain technology in healthcare market to hit $1.6 billion by 2025

Healthcare organizations continue to be the subject of attacks by hackers seeking access to patient data for resale on the black market


Dog to join Washington hospital security staff

The canine officer was added to help deter violence


Key steps to boosting facility security

Focusing on assessment, specification and implementation allows managers can streamline installation and enhance access control


Report: Healthcare devices are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattack

Forty percent of the devices medical professional are using are IoT devices


Children's mental health facility designed for connecting with nature

The Reach Out Centre for Kids focuses on the link between natural development and the close relationships children share with the living, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Cybersecurity responsibility shared by entire healthcare supply chain

Increased use of connected medical devices and software and wireless technology have made health systems more vulnerable


Former Georgia hospital security director charged with stealing guns, money

Security director at DeKalb Medical accused of stealing more than 90 guns, $20,000


Finding security solutions in healthcare spaces

More facilities are transitioning from traditional keys to smart technology


Woman assaults security officer while trying to abduct child at Pa. hospital

The patient at Lancaster General Hospital took a 4-year-old from her mother


Shoddy IT infrastructure invites hackers

Hackers are attracted to hospitals with rapid adoption of IT


Securing patients' medical information

Unless your staff is trained and vigilant, all your security precautions might be for nothing


Healthcare industry accounts for 70 percent of occupational violence

Nurses and other healthcare workers are more likely to face workplace violence than police officers and prison guards


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors



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