Information Technology

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


Cyber Attack Disrupts Cancer Treatments

About 42 U.S. healthcare sites saw service disrupted as result of breach

4/30/2021


COVID-19 Presents Healthcare IT with Challenges

Pandemic reshaping healthcare IT in ways that affect leadership, employees and patients

4/28/2021


Hospital Data Breach Affects 135,000

Former employee saved private data to personal folders and uploaded files to a public website

4/28/2021


CyberSecurity Incident Response: Developing a Plan

Departments having trouble keeping pace with advances cybercriminals are making

4/27/2021


Building a Wall Against Cyber Attacks

Organizations should first address low-hanging fruit to protect this information

4/26/2021


In-House Mishap Exposes Data of 4,000 Patients

Protected health information had been accidentally uploaded and exposed

4/23/2021


Case Study: SaaS Brings Savings, Resilience to Hospital

Application helps Ontario facility meet building savings and sustainability goals

4/22/2021


What’s the Password? Too Often, Answer Is Easy

Despite recommendations to use strong, unique passwords, people continue using weak codes

4/13/2021


Email Attack Affects 221,000 Patients and Physicians

Sensitive information in accounts includes Social Security numbers, birthdates, and addresses

4/12/2021


Health Insurer’s Data Breach Affects 1.2 Million

Breached information might include birthdates, insurance numbers and addresses

4/9/2021


Health Systems Leaving Valuable Data Exposed: Report

Nearly 20 percent of files are open to every employee in organizations

4/5/2021


Key Tactics To Defend Against Cyber Attacks

Smaller medical facilities might be at greater risk because they did not have a decade to formalize cybersecurity

4/1/2021


Overcoming Hurdles to Digital Health Implementation

Managers need to be aware of issues that threaten to keep telehealth from its full potential

3/31/2021


New Tool Helps Detect Cyberthreats

Forensic collection tool aims to help network defenders find indicators of compromise with key threat areas

3/30/2021


Cybersecurity Spending by Healthcare Falls Short: Survey

73 percent of respondents say their organization needs to increase funding to be secure, effective and compliant

3/30/2021


Medical Practice Reports Data Breach

Practice admitted patient data inadvertently left on a server that anyone with internet connection could access

3/30/2021


Ransomware Hackers Publish Stolen Healthcare Data

Hackers leaked data they claim to have stolen from at least five healthcare entities

3/29/2021


Email Systems in Cross-Hairs of Hackers

In 2020, FBI received 19,369 complaints that led to about $1.8 billion in damages

3/26/2021


Move to Telehealth Strains Rural Hospitals

They have seen operating margins narrow but have smaller financial cushions than urban hospitals

3/25/2021


NIST Guidance Targets Mobile Devices

Guide supports managing increasing number of devices owned by employees that work remotely perform

3/24/2021


Staff Is Key in Preventing Healthcare Cyber Attacks

Personnel must have basic understanding of proper cybersecurity protocols

3/23/2021


Finding Efficiency in Digital Transformation

Yale New Haven Health System improved built environment by streamlining processes and enhancing software

3/23/2021


Cybersecurity Standards To Target Medical Devices

Guidance to ensure manufacturers build trusted, secure and interoperable products

3/22/2021


31 Million Patients Affected by Cyber Attacks

Healthcare hacking incidents rise for the fifth consecutive year

3/22/2021


Microsoft Office Vulnerability Most Common Hacker Target

Malicious attachment launches provides the ability to deploy further malware

3/19/2021



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