Privacy & Security

Mayo Clinic improve medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 02:37 pm May 18, 2017
But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.
Senate cybersecurity bill Schatz and Johnson

The Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act, introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, left, includes bipartisan support with Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, right, issuing a statement that Congress needs to find ways to "combine public and private efforts to maintain the security of America’s networks."

By Jessica Davis 11:14 am May 18, 2017
Leaked NSA tools led to a global hacking, and legislators don’t want that to happen again.
WannaCry ransomware
By Jessica Davis 10:39 am May 17, 2017
While security experts were expecting a second wave of attacks this week, the outbreak has begun to slow.
DDoS attacks on healthcare
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm May 16, 2017
A recent Neustar report found denial-of-service attacks on healthcare increased 13 percent in the last year, and the U.S. faced 14 percent more attacks than its global counterparts.
Adaptive authentication to fight cybercrime
By Bill Siwicki 02:27 pm May 16, 2017
Just demanding two-factor authentication doesn’t go far enough, expert says.
healthcare data and ransomware
By Jessica Davis 11:31 am May 16, 2017
Ponemon Institute found high level of trust despite healthcare accounting for 34 percent of all data breaches.
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By FairWarning 09:23 am May 16, 2017
Healthcare organizations need to look – and perhaps even study and scrutinize security issues – before leaping to the cloud, according to Shane Whitlatch, enterprise vice president at FairWarning.
hospital heart monitor WannaCry medical device security
By 03:17 pm May 15, 2017
Among the many lessons that will come out of the massive cyberattack might be a rethink of common patching practices.
NHS WannaCry ransomware
By Jessica Davis 02:21 pm May 15, 2017
Sixteen of the 47 trusts initially hit by the WannaCry virus on Friday are still dealing with delays and other issues.
By 01:08 pm May 15, 2017
Many set up command centers and feverishly worked to roll out patches to gird against the global ransomware crisis.

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