Privacy & Security

ransomware attack

Nuance's clinical tools

By Jessica Davis 10:31 am June 28, 2017
The major voice and language tool provider joins the 64 countries hit by the virus, as well as global pharma giant Merck and a health system in Pennsylvania.
Security CIS Controls
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm June 27, 2017
Having a framework that is easy to use and understand is making all the difference for systems like Butler Health.
WannaCry ransomware
By Bill Siwicki 01:36 pm June 27, 2017
Survey finds 49 percent of infosec execs say they’ve dealt with major WannaCry-like attacks out of public view, and 20 percent of those execs say they’ve handled six attacks in the last year.
ransomware attack in Europe

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By Jessica Davis 12:17 pm June 27, 2017
The virulent Petya strain spread by infected email attachments that can reboot and shutdown computers, is wreaking havoc across the globe. The networks of global pharma giant Merck were compromised in the attack, as well as a Pennsylvania-based health system.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 12:31 pm June 26, 2017
Prototype could help by creating a digital identity for 1.1 billion people around the world who don’t have a formal ID.
ransomware attack medical equipment
By Jessica Davis 11:45 am June 26, 2017
Airway Oxygen discovered the breach in April when a hacker gained access to the network.
IoT device security
By Bill Siwicki 10:34 am June 26, 2017
While it may seem like a no-brainer to update device firmware, cybersecurity experts say cybercriminals are exploiting these lapses in upkeep.
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.

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