Privacy & Security

medical device security
By Jessica Davis 01:51 pm April 23, 2018
In an RFI, a House committee outlines the severity of cybersecurity issues plaguing legacy software and equipment and asks stakeholders to begin tackling these challenges.
bug bounty program
By Bill Siwicki 01:25 pm April 23, 2018
While more organizations are warming to the concept of paying hackers to discover and report on security vulnerabilities, there's still some confusion and ambiguity about the idea.
Amazon blockchain healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:59 am April 23, 2018
Cloud vendor says it will begin by targeting the healthcare and finance industries with the new tools for developing blockchain-based apps, networks and projects.
UnityPoint Health cyberattack

Unitypoint Health's Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Credit: Google Maps

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:24 pm April 20, 2018
Hospital is advising patients to monitor their explanation of benefits statements to keep an eye suspicious-looking activity.
WannaCry cybersecurity National Health Service

The WannaCry lock screen.

By Jessica Davis 01:19 pm April 20, 2018
Some NHS units failed because the Cyber Essentials Plus sets a high bar, while others simply have not patched their systems appropriately, the U.K. Commons Public Accounts committee found.
St. Jude pacemakers
By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm April 19, 2018
The device manufacturer acquired St. Jude Medical last year and has since been working to fix severe vulnerabilities found in its pacemakers.
Sponsored by
By Leidos 09:12 am April 19, 2018
Survey finds gap in provider defenses.
FDA medical device cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 04:23 pm April 18, 2018
The agency released a five-point plan outlining regulatory changes to bolster medical device safety, including requiring manufacturers ensure devices can be updated and patched.
security challenges of operating a healthcare hybrid cloud

Winston Armstrong and Sandeep Chandra, both of the San Diego Supercomputer Center will be speaking at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in June.

By Bill Siwicki 03:08 pm April 18, 2018
Cybersecurity professionals from the San Diego Supercomputer Center discuss end-to-end compliance, meeting unique user requirements and more.
Russia targeting internet routers, devices
By Jessica Davis 12:59 pm April 17, 2018
The rare joint alert says Russia, behind the global NotPetya attack, has been laying the groundwork for future cyberattacks and targeting critical infrastructure.

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