Privacy & Security

google removes medical records data
By Bill Siwicki 01:12 pm June 23, 2017
Private medical data will be removed, giving cybercriminals less ability to extort hospitals, patients.
Outsourced cybersecurity staff, one way healthcare is getting around the talent shortage
By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am June 23, 2017
Managed security service providers, virtual chief information security officers are becoming increasingly common in the sector.
artificial intelligence healthcare
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm June 22, 2017
Accenture report expects robot-assisted surgery, virtual nursing assistants, workflow tools and more offering huge potential to make patient care more efficient.
WannaCry ransomware Locky
By Jessica Davis 01:57 pm June 22, 2017
It appears the hackers rushed the latest round of the notorious ransomware, since the campaign is currently only able to lock down XP, VistA and other older operating systems.
HITRUST leverage cybersecurity partnerships
By Jessica Davis 03:15 pm June 21, 2017
HHS repeatedly acts as a lone wolf, instead of adopting and assisting with current cybersecurity efforts, Daniel Nutkis wrote his prepared statement to a Senate Committee on Wednesday.
patient data
By Jessica Davis 02:07 pm June 21, 2017
The notorious hacker has been playing a game called “A Business a Day,” by publicly make extortion attempts on businesses.
hiring healthcare cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 10:14 am June 21, 2017
If you want to attract talent, demonstrate to cybersecurity professionals a strong cultural commitment to information security.
Experts: There’s no gray area with ransomware breach reporting
By Jessica Davis 02:36 pm June 20, 2017
OCR’s updated rules make it pretty clear: The burden of proof is on the healthcare provider.
How 3 hospital breaches went undetected for more than 3 years
By Tom Sullivan 02:28 pm June 20, 2017
Security firm’s discovery highlights why hospitals struggle to detect these lapses in security.
spear-phishing hackers
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am June 20, 2017
Cybercriminals are adjusting their social engineering tactics to the changing realities of healthcare organizations, and CIOs and CISOs must be on their toes.

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