Privacy & Security

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.
future WannaCry attacks ransomware
By Bill Siwicki 11:07 am June 20, 2017
Hospital executives must embed security into organizational culture to be ready for the good, bad and ugly of ransomware attacks. And that’s not easy.
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am June 20, 2017
Officials were unable to determine whether an April breach of the medical center’s emails exposed patient data.
By Jessica Davis 02:46 pm June 19, 2017
Microsoft has released new patches for Microsoft XP and Server 2003 systems while DHS pointed to an increase in North Korean cyber activity.

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