Security

Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare More Than Doubled From 2016 to 2021

Attacks exposed the personal health information of nearly 42 million patients.

1/23/2023


Healthcare Industry Hit with Most Cyberattacks in 2022

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities suffered from 1410 weekly cyberattacks per organization.

1/17/2023


HHS Warns of New Ransomware Group Attacks on Healthcare Facilities

The Clop group was active throughout 2022.

1/12/2023


Healthcare Facilities View Doors as a Mode of Access Control

Increased acts of violence has hospitals and other healthcare facilities reconfiguring their access control systems.

1/5/2023


Howard Memorial Hospital's Data Stolen in Cyberattack

The hospital took steps to promptly secure its network and began an investigation.

1/4/2023


Threats of Violence, Infection Scaring Away Hospital Patients

70 percent of survey respondents say hospitals need to improve physical security.

12/19/2022


HHS Warns of New Ransomware Group Targeting Healthcare Facilities

Royal has been targeting healthcare networks.

12/13/2022


Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District Suffers Cybersecurity Attack

Attack compromised nearly 70,000 patients’ data.

12/9/2022


Guidelines Target Active Shooters in Healthcare

Guideline provides a framework to include preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from an active shooter or hostile event.

12/8/2022


CMS Alert Targets Healthcare Workplace Violence

Facilities have been put on notice that they are responsible for protecting patients and healthcare workers from physical violence.

12/5/2022


Video Management Software Improves Safety at Metropolitan Multi-Service Center

The center’s staff can be alerted in real time if an incident occurs without waiting for an incident report to be filed.

12/2/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022


Healthcare Systems Receive Cyberattack Alert

The alert warns healthcare sector about possible threat Iranian hackers might pose to systems and facilities.

11/18/2022


Healthcare Facilities Suffered More Cyberattacks than Other Industries

Phishing was the most common type of cyberattack.

11/14/2022


Quarter of Healthcare Organizations Halted Operations After Ransomware Attacks

Fifty-seven percent of global organizations admit being compromised by ransomware over past three years.

11/7/2022


Dallas Hospital Shooting Leaves Two Dead

Police identified the hospital employees as a 45-year-old nurse and a 63-year-old social worker.

11/1/2022


FBI and CISA Warn Healthcare Facilities of Ransomware Group Daixin Team

Federal authorities warn healthcare systems to up their cybersecurity protocols.

10/25/2022


Healthcare Groups Condemn Violence Against Workers

The last three years have seen an increase in violence against healthcare workers.

10/7/2022


One Killed in Shooting at CHI St. Vincent North Hospital

CHI St. Vincent North was placed on lockdown as officers worked to clear the facility.

10/4/2022


Cybersecurity Evolve as Attacks on Healthcare Sector Grow

Cyber attacks on healthcare organizations have increased 94 percent year-over-year.

9/23/2022


Smaller Hospitals Are Larger Targets for Cyberattacks

Attackers moved from large hospital systems and payers to smaller hospital systems that lack the same level of security preparedness.

9/20/2022


5 Steps to Controlling Workplace Violence

Workplace violence in hospitals and other healthcare facilities has been a problem since before 2020. Then the COVID-19 pandemic began.

8/31/2022


Cyber Attacks Shift to Target Smaller Hospitals

Healthcare providers represent 73 percent of total breaches.

8/31/2022


Preventing Workplace Violence Through Proactive Security Strategies

By taking a proactive approach to security threats, managers can minimize risk to patients and staff.

8/25/2022


Strategies and Technologies for Safeguarding Healthcare Facilities

Safety and security incidents might not be fully preventable, but managers can adopt many strategies and technologies that will keep patients, guests and staff more secure.

7/19/2022


Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols

Ensuring the safety of patients and residents starts at the technological level.

7/5/2022


The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety Guidance to Target Healthcare Security Incidents

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety revised its workplace violence standard to address the heightened threats to security and safety.

6/16/2022


Access Control Systems Reevaluated in Wake of Mass Shootings

The mass shooting at a Tulsa hospital leaves many facilities rethinking access control

6/3/2022


How Healthcare Facilities Can Best Protect Their Assets

Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.

5/17/2022


Hospitals’ Body Cameras Help Fight Workplace Violence

CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.

3/31/2022



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