Preparation key to dealing with healthcare facility shootings

Those providing essential medical care to patients cannot run, hide or fight


Healthcare industry hit hardest by cybercrime

The healthcare industry itself is partly responsible


N.Y. hospital shooting illustrates complexity of threat

Incident spotlighted the complex job of protecting healthcare facilities


Healthcare workers hike to raise awareness about workplace violence

Minnesota healthcare workers are planning a 100-mile hike on the Superior Hiking Trail


Security reviewed after apparent murder-suicide at NY hospital

An investigation will be conducted into how the man entered with the handgun


Oregon toolkit aims to curb healthcare workplace violence

The collaboration grew from a workgroup started in 2014


Calif. hospital reviews active-shooter procedures

Leaders looking at they responded to first 'code black' lockdown


Visitor registration systems can boost health facility security

Security must contend with these threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment


Common sense approach urged for cybersecurity

Healthcare providers should scale their security programs and understand they're not going to fix everything at once


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


Security questioned at hospital after mishandling of gun

Police officer heard ordering staffer to pick up a dropped gun during a shooting incident


Family of ducks rescued from hospital parking structure

The security team stopped traffic to make sure the visitors crossed the road safely after catching the birds in blankets


Balancing safety, peace with ferromagnetic security screening

Workplace violence is prevalent in mental health


Security reviewed after clinic shooting

Man fatally shot in Cape Town healthcare facility


Tips for medical device cybersecurity

Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today


Fixing IoT — How to stop poking giant holes in our defenses

Healthcare only industry in which internal actors are the biggest threat to an organization


Report says healthcare's biggest security threats come from inside

Healthcare only industry in which internal actors are the biggest threat to an organization


Hospital lockdowns can leave patients isolated

Security precautions can affect uninvolved patients, visitors


Four ways to protect healthcare organizations and staff against workplace violence

Healthcare organizations need to create a culture that focuses on the healing environment


Report finds Washington hospital put patients, staff at risk

Recent federal inspection supports claims that staff members were punished for speaking out


Queens hospital armed security guards first in NYC

Last year’s fatal shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center accelerated program


Hospital ER nurses wearing security alarms

Assaults against emergency department staff at Middlemore Hospital have increased


Tips for buying AI-based cybersecurity tools

AI can help mitigate cybersecurity risks by automating tasks and expertise


Healthcare innovations need cybersecurity support

The Department of Health and Human Services is exploring how to spur innovation and investment in the healthcare sector


Tackling healthcare cybersecurity challenges

Many chief information security officers aren’t even close to having the tools they need to deal with cyberattacks


Boosting healthcare facilities' cybersecurity

Cybersecurity spending increased by nearly $74 billion in 2016


Report finds healthcare lagging in cybersecurity protocols

The healthcare industry is one of the lowest performing industries in terms of endpoint security


Designing healthcare facilities to curb violence

If nothing else, EDs should be designed in such a way that security staff can cordon off the entrance and access to the rest of the facility


Prevention is better than cure when dealing with cyber threats

Cybersecurity designed for corporate environments don't address the requirements of the healthcare industry


Eight cybersecurity tools your healthcare facility needs today

Many companies are simply not investing enough in IT security, despite the obvious threats


Cancer center to pay $4.3m for three data breaches

Breaches blamed on stolen laptop, thumb drives


Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer

The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras


Philadelphia hospital creates police drop-off lane for gunshot victims

Philadelphia is one of the few cities where police take stabbing and shooting victims to hospitals


Officers cleared in California hospital shooting

Officers fired six rounds at a man who shot through a glass door with a rifle and entered the hospital


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors


Healthcare cyberthreat reports increasing

In the first six months of 2018, there were 154 breaches reported to the Office for Civil Rights


Inmate climbs through Alabama hospital ceiling to escape

Inmate was taken to the hospital after he claimed to have swallowed a razor blade


Threatening incident at birthing center renews security concerns

Though a nurse felt threatened by a visitor, no one activated an emergency alert that triggers a hospital-wide response


Combating workplace violence

RWJBarnabas Health is taking a stand against workplace violence at its hospitals and clinics


NFPA offers a risk assessment checklist for active shooter situations

Guidance includes tips on information officials should be gathering during building risk assessments


Understanding the role of Chief Security Officer

The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is the executive responsible for the organization's entire security plan



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