Network Infrastructure

doctor talking with patient about health data
By Mike Miliard 04:46 pm July 20, 2018
Nearly two dozen chief information officers from leading U.S. health systems say they're keenly focused on patient engagement, a new report shows – while also trying to wring value from their technology infrastructure and innovate for the future.
LabCorp still recovering from ransomware
By Jessica Davis 04:36 pm July 20, 2018
Media reports claim that the notorious SamSam ransomware variant took down thousands of the medical testing giant’s servers through an RDP brute force attack, but the company won’t share the details.
Hackers breach 1.5 million Singapore patient records, including the prime minister's

The Ministry of Health Singapore. Credit: Google maps

By Jessica Davis 12:45 pm July 20, 2018
In what officials say was a ‘deliberate,’ highly targeted attack, cybercriminals repeatedly targeted Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s personal records.
phishing attack on Sunspire
By Jessica Davis 12:22 pm July 18, 2018
Employees fell victim to a targeted phishing campaign, which may have exposed sensitive data for some patients, including Social Security numbers and health insurance information.
underinvesting in cybersecurity can cost you a lot per patient record
By Jessica Davis 04:21 pm July 13, 2018
A breach in financial services, the second most expensive sector, costs only half of what hospitals wind up spending.
GandCrab ransomware variant targeting legacy systems

Credit: Fortinet

By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm July 12, 2018
The newest variant of the prolific ransomware forms this year has been updated to include a stolen National Security Agency exploit.
RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 09:48 am July 12, 2018
The third in a four-part series outlines the path to secure radio frequency identification.
healthcare IT infrastructure network
By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm July 10, 2018
APIs, automation, blockchain along with mobile and medical devices will enable a new era of learning networks capable of adapting to deliver faster innovation.
RFID security for hospitals requires data monitoring

Intercepting the unauthorized reading of RFID tags or information is difficult but limiting the association of these tags with patient information can mitigate the threat.

By Mitchell Parker 10:08 am July 10, 2018
The second in a four-part series looks at what healthcare providers need to do when implementing radio frequency identification because it’s not secure enough on its own.
Phishing attack on Manitowoc County breaches PHI for 3 months
By Jessica Davis 01:02 pm July 09, 2018
Hackers hijacked an employee email account and diverted emails sent to the account to another account for which the county did not have access.

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