Privacy & Security

Podcast guest Thanos Drougkas
By Healthcare IT News 10:39 am May 14, 2021
Cybersecurity expert Thanos Drougkas explains how COVID-19 has changed the threat landscape around smart hospitals - and how administrators should respond to potential attacks.
ransomware attack
By Tammy Lovell 10:00 am May 14, 2021
Ireland’s health service IT system has been shut down as a precautionary measure, following a cyber attack today. The Health Service Executive (HSE) believes the attack is by international criminals attempting to extort money, although no demand has yet been received.
Podcast guest Samuel Hill
11:08 am May 12, 2021
New working realities require new frameworks, and for edge computing that's SASE. Aruba Networks' Samuel Hill breaks it all down.
A vaccine being administered
By Mike Miliard 11:37 am May 11, 2021
In the U.S., the VCI will issue FHIR-enabled COVID-19 vaccine certificates on iOS and Android phones and digital wallets – and paper-based copies with QR codes to help ensure health equity.
A hacker's hands on a keyboard
By Kat Jercich 11:25 am May 11, 2021
At least five healthcare providers were affected by the incident, which occurred in February.
A doctor manually taking notes
By Kat Jercich 02:47 pm May 07, 2021
Some customers describe being unable to access their clinic schedules, chart notes, refill requests or incoming test results, among other issues.
A person at a computer sitting in a darkened room
By Kat Jercich 03:35 pm May 06, 2021
In Wyoming, an employee accidentally uploaded COVID-19 test results to a public-facing website, while Pennsylvania faced trouble with a third-party contact-tracing vendor.
Unstructured data
By Bill Siwicki 11:28 am May 05, 2021
An AI expert reveals his gravest concerns with dangers lurking in the information in EHRs and other systems.
Two hackers type on keyboards in a shadowy room
By Kat Jercich 11:53 am May 04, 2021
The report found that healthcare was one of the industries most affected by tracked ransomware incidents in 2020, second only to education.  
Skip Rollins, CIO, Freeman Health IoT cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 11:12 am May 03, 2021
The chief information officer at Freeman Health describes how he and his team defend everything from HVAC systems to medical devices from hackers looking to wreak havoc.