Network Infrastructure

pregnant woman getting an ultrasound
By Jessica Davis 02:42 pm September 13, 2018
The Fetal Diagnostic Institute of the Pacific was able to restore data from backups, and with help from a cybersecurity firm wipe the virus from the infected server.
Mark Amey headshot
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm September 12, 2018
Oakland, California-based Alameda Health System has named its new chief information officer. Mark Amey will relocate to the Bay Area from San Diego, where he was most recently associate CIO at University of California San Diego Health.
Shiny object glass orb perched on rock concept art
By Jessica Davis 09:31 am September 07, 2018
Hackers are constantly innovating attack methods and organizations need to follow suit, by following trends and choosing cybersecurity tools that fit their business needs.
Ryuk ransomware

Credit: HHS Cybersecurity Program report

By Jessica Davis 03:26 pm September 05, 2018
Similar to the notorious SamSam variant that has wreaked havoc on the healthcare sector, the new ransomware only infects crucial assets and resources.
Government Accountability Office exterior building sign
By Jessica Davis 03:41 pm August 29, 2018
Included in an amendment to the Senate appropriations bill, the accountability office would be required to assess any underlying issues that would impact future deployments of the Cerner EHR.
veterans affairs building sign
By Jessica Davis 12:55 pm August 27, 2018
The Veterans Affairs Department's EHR project CHIO stepped down Friday, and the agency still doesn’t have a permanent CIO – should the VA keep pushing forward without proper IT leadership?
doctor with patient in a community health center
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm August 16, 2018
The grants from the HHS agency aim to boost use of health information technology for cost-efficiencies and outcomes improvement at small hospitals.
Fax machines can breach a network

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By Jessica Davis 12:25 pm August 15, 2018
While CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for the end of fax machine use by 2020, new Check Point research found a hacker could steal data from a flaw in the fax protocol.
blockchain digital ledger technology of patient records
By Bill Siwicki 07:16 am August 13, 2018
The technology alone won’t fix patient ID issues but it can bring some of the data accessibility, interoperability, integrity and security hospitals need.
cybersecurity computer screen breaches
By Jessica Davis 04:29 pm August 09, 2018
More than 3 million patient records were breached between April and June, highlighting an even bigger issue: Risk increases over time without proper education or reporting.

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