Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.
By Jessica Davis 02:46 pm August 25, 2017
The new variant, Defray, uses incredibly targeted attacks with lures that are custom-crafted to appeal to intended victims -- making it much harder to spot, Proofpoint says.
By Jessica Davis 03:44 pm August 24, 2017
St. Mark’s Surgery Center discovered the virus on May 8, which affected certain patient files on the Florida provider’s server.
By Jessica Davis 01:39 pm August 24, 2017
Hackers can easily access passwords to gain access to patient data, but the company is providing an upgrade to eliminate the vulnerability.
By Jessica Davis 09:28 am August 24, 2017
With cyberattacks continuing to plague the healthcare sector, two cybersecurity experts will highlight some of the challenges to security and best practices in a Twitter chat Aug. 24.
By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm August 23, 2017
By using cryptography to hide almost 99 percent of genetic information, researchers can ensure only patients have access to their complete genomic sequence.
By Jessica Davis 03:39 pm August 22, 2017
The San Diego-based vendor scorned the VA for not conducting a competitive bidding process and alleged there is ample time for other EHR vendors to compete for the contract.
By Jessica Davis 12:24 pm August 22, 2017
The state’s Human Services department migrated its legacy eligibility systems to a modernized network in 2014, but the Inspector General’s office found flaws caused by insufficient controls.
By Jessica Davis 12:10 pm August 21, 2017
Hackers spent one month on the servers of The Institute for Women’s Health, stealing both financial and personal health data.
By Jessica Davis 03:28 pm August 18, 2017
However, one insider breach took a staggering 14 years to be detected, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer.
By Jessica Davis 02:49 pm August 17, 2017
But while Congress proposed taking ONC’s budget down to $38 million, the FDA would get $500 million budget increase if passed.