Information Technology

California Warns Healthcare Facilities on Cybercrime

Attorney general urges providers to take proactive steps to protect against cybersecurity threats

9/16/2021


Pandemic Drives Healthcare Technology Trends

COVID-19 pandemic forcing healthcare systems to adopt new technology and processes to deal with evolving challenges

9/1/2021


2021 Cybersecurity Breaches Most Since 2018

Number of healthcare breaches in first half of 2021 up significantly from first half of 2020 and higher than any six-month period since 2018

8/31/2021


Ransomware Remains Threat to Healthcare

Healthcare systems are susceptible to ransomware attacks, largely due to technology that gives access to patient data

8/26/2021


Most Hospitals Lack Adequate Cybersecurity: Report

Report measured organization’s security strength against National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework

8/25/2021


3,000 Hospitals Vulnerable Due to Pneumatic Tube Flaws

80 percent of hospitals in North America use system

8/9/2021


VA Pauses $16 Billion Cerner Software

Department removes Cerner’s electronic health record software for at least six months due to rollout issues

8/4/2021


5 Ways AI Benefits the Healthcare Industry

Technology makes life easier for providers and patients while optimizing healthcare procedures and resources

8/2/2021


IT Lapse Exposes 275 Million Medical Images

HHS recently alerted medical facilities to prioritize repair of PACS vulnerabilities

7/27/2021


Savings, Security Driving Cloud Migration

Using cloud-based software becoming increasingly popular among healthcare facilities

7/23/2021


Most Healthcare Organizations Expect Ransomware Attacks: Survey

One-third of surveyed organizations were impacted by ransomware in last year

6/29/2021


Lawsuits Filed Over Scripps Health Ransomware Attacks

Two cases were filed in federal court recently, joining two already filed in state court in early June

6/28/2021


Data Breach Affects 21 Hospitals. 1.6 Million People

Compromised files contained patient records with protected health information

6/24/2021


Hospital Pays Ransom Over Cyber Attack

Incident affected the protected health information of nearly 57,400 individuals

6/11/2021


Hospital at Home: Facilities Impact?

Programs use telehealth technologies to provide patients with hospital-level care in their homes

5/27/2021


Ransomware Crisis Enters Third Week

More than two weeks after a cyber attack, Scripps Health fighting to get back online

5/21/2021


Hospitals Ramp Up Cybersecurity in Shadow of Pipeline Attack

Healthcare-related cyber attacks rose by 55 percent in 2020

5/19/2021


Ransomware Attacks Up 102 Percent in 2021

Healthcare sees highest volumes of ransomware attempts, averaging 109 attempts per entity per week

5/18/2021


Cyber Attack Evolves To Pose New Threats

Group behind SolarWinds attack adjusts tactics, according to government advisories

5/17/2021


200,000 VA Records Exposed Online

Exposed data included patient names, birth dates, medical information, contact information and physician details

5/17/2021


Fire Systems: Overlooked Cybersecurity Targets

Fire and life safety systems with cyber weaknesses can compromise safety

5/17/2021


Pipeline Cyber Attack Rekindles Threat to Healthcare

Officials continue to warn of imminent cyber threat against hospitals and health care systems

5/13/2021


Alert Targets FiveHands Ransomware Attacks

Group has targeted businesses in healthcare, education, construction, engineering and food and beverage

5/12/2021


Healthcare IT: The Human Toll of Ransomware

Connected devices enable more widespread care but also create increased vulnerability to ransomware

5/12/2021


List of Healthcare Organizations Hit By Ransomware Attack Grows

Hospitals and health systems nationwide report data breaches linked to ransomware attack on CaptureRx

5/11/2021


Average Ransomware Demand on Healthcare: $4.6 Million

Healthcare second only to education among industries most affected by tracked ransomware incidents

5/7/2021


Cyber Attack Hampers Scripps Health’s Operations

Weekend attack continues to plague San Diego-based healthcare system

5/6/2021


Cyber Security Myths and Misconceptions

Healthcare IT managers are struggling with some massive cybersecurity blindspots and misconceptions

5/4/2021


VA Expands 5G Technology in Facilities

5G infrastructure to support connectivity between medical devices and greater use of virtual reality tools

5/3/2021


Campaign Seeks to Bolster Cyber Attack Defenses

FBI, CISA have issued several warnings about malicious actors exploiting software vulnerabilities

4/30/2021



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