Privacy & Security

hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros
By Bill Siwicki 09:32 am September 05, 2017
Cybersecurity is not computer science or computer engineering, it is a business discipline that requires people from all backgrounds and majors.
HIMSS Healthcare and Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Report
By Tom Sullivan 09:33 am September 01, 2017
Ropemaker, IRS and FBI phishing scams, leaked IoT creds and more arose during the month that just closed.
Locky malware
By Jessica Davis 12:58 pm August 31, 2017
Researchers say it’s one of the largest malware cybercriminal attempts of the second half of 2017, and there is still no decryptor for the virus.
Mark Cuban-backed blockchain platform

Mark Cuban is an investor in Radical App, whose Mercury Protocol aims to change the way messages are exchanged based on a platform that has the inherent security of blockchain.

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm August 29, 2017
The decentralized technology offers stronger privacy protections than existing platforms since its multiple servers are less vulnerable to attack than a single access point.
HIPAA compliance
By Bill Siwicki 09:43 am August 29, 2017
Thanks to antagonizing attacks like ransomware and ransomworms, the time has come for hospital executives to rethink how they comply with HIPAA.
New ransomware targeting healthcare
By Jessica Davis 02:46 pm August 25, 2017
The new variant, Defray, uses incredibly targeted attacks with lures that are custom-crafted to appeal to intended victims -- making it much harder to spot, Proofpoint says.
ZingBox, VMware partnership

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By Bill Siwicki 12:10 pm August 25, 2017
ZingBox’s IoT personality-based approach will integrate with VMware Pulse IoT Center, an IoT infrastructure management system.
healthcare cybersecurity strategy

Health systems need to establish cybersecurity as a strategic objective that is defined and managed by the C-suite and has board of directors involvement..

By Bill Siwicki 09:50 am August 24, 2017
Declaring a strategic objective, naming a CISO, maintaining a separate budget, board involvement and strict vendor scrutiny are just a few crucial points, cybersecurity experts say.
hospitals can beat hackers
By Tom Sullivan 11:26 am August 21, 2017
Security frameworks and threat intelligence sharing already exist that hospitals can put to work to defeat cybercriminals.
NotPetya cyberattack
By Jessica Davis 01:59 pm July 10, 2017
Functionality of the Dragon Practice Edition, eScription LH and RH platforms are almost back to normal, as the voice and language tool provider continues to work to restore its software.

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