Attacks exposed the personal health information of nearly 42 million patients.
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities suffered from 1410 weekly cyberattacks per organization.
The Clop group was active throughout 2022.
Increased acts of violence has hospitals and other healthcare facilities reconfiguring their access control systems.
The hospital took steps to promptly secure its network and began an investigation.
70 percent of survey respondents say hospitals need to improve physical security.
Royal has been targeting healthcare networks.
Attack compromised nearly 70,000 patients’ data.
Guideline provides a framework to include preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from an active shooter or hostile event.
Facilities have been put on notice that they are responsible for protecting patients and healthcare workers from physical violence.
The center’s staff can be alerted in real time if an incident occurs without waiting for an incident report to be filed.
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.
The alert warns healthcare sector about possible threat Iranian hackers might pose to systems and facilities.
Phishing was the most common type of cyberattack.
Fifty-seven percent of global organizations admit being compromised by ransomware over past three years.
Police identified the hospital employees as a 45-year-old nurse and a 63-year-old social worker.
Federal authorities warn healthcare systems to up their cybersecurity protocols.
The last three years have seen an increase in violence against healthcare workers.
CHI St. Vincent North was placed on lockdown as officers worked to clear the facility.
Cyber attacks on healthcare organizations have increased 94 percent year-over-year.
Attackers moved from large hospital systems and payers to smaller hospital systems that lack the same level of security preparedness.
Workplace violence in hospitals and other healthcare facilities has been a problem since before 2020. Then the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Healthcare providers represent 73 percent of total breaches.
By taking a proactive approach to security threats, managers can minimize risk to patients and staff.
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.
Ensuring the safety of patients and residents starts at the technological level.
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.
The mass shooting at a Tulsa hospital leaves many facilities rethinking access control
Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.
CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.