Privacy & Security

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.
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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.
California medical device manufacturer Inogen data breach

Inogen's portable oxygen concentrator. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 12:11 pm April 17, 2018
Inogen reports a hacker accessed an employee email account for more than two months, according to an SEC filing.
By Mike Miliard 12:23 pm April 16, 2018
Symantec's technology can give hospitals advanced automated detection of targeted attacks while Fortinet's new product helps bridge the gap between network operations and security operations centers.
HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum

Retired U.S. Navy Commander Kirk Lippold will be the keynote speaker at the Healthcare Security Forum on June 11.

By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm April 12, 2018
Expert security leaders from across the country will shed light on the industry’s biggest challenges and solutions at the upcoming event in San Francisco June 11-12.
healthcare breach

Middleton Medical Center in Middleton, New York. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 11:37 am April 12, 2018
Middletown Medical left a radiology interface open to the public, exposing patient data in the process.

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