Security

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


What Healthcare Facilities Risk When Patient Data Gets Exposed

There has been an uptick of cyberattacks against hospitals and other healthcare facilities, putting patients at risk.

3/24/2022


Now is the Time to Improve Cybersecurity Protocols

As hospitals and other healthcare facilities invest in new technologies, it is essential that managers stay on top of cybersecurity.

3/8/2022


What Can Hospitals Do To Prevent Workplace Violence?

Reports of violence and harassment have increased in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, but organizations are still looking for the best way to protect staff members and patients.

3/7/2022


CISA Sends ‘Shields Up’ Message to Healthcare Organizations

The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.

2/25/2022


Patient Data Concerns Grow as Facilities Add Technology

While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.

2/18/2022


S.C. Nursing Home Owner Arrested, Charged with Neglect

A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.

2/17/2022


Hospitals Warned Against Potential Ransomware Attacks

HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.

2/15/2022


Cyber Attacks Are on the Rise, What Can Hospitals Do?

Despite beefing up cybersecurity efforts during pandemic, healthcare facilities still remain vulnerable.

1/31/2022


Healthcare Industry Looks Toward Digital Transformation

More U.S. healthcare providers are leaning on digital transformations to help them with ongoing challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.

1/27/2022


Should Patients Be Wary of New Healthcare Technology?

Hospitals have implemented new technologies rapidly during the pandemic, but are they the safest choices?

1/25/2022


Oregon Sends National Guard into Hospitals

Troops will perform non-medical work, such as being uniformed presence in anxiety-filled waiting rooms

8/27/2021


Access Control Program Creates Secure Spaces to Work, Visit and Recoup

UVA Medical Center sees hundreds of patients daily, making security constant concern. This facility relies on policy, security officers and technology to keep security high.

8/26/2021



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