Privacy & Security

Infusion pump-linked workstations contain critical security flaw
By Nathan Eddy 12:08 pm June 14, 2019
Bad actors can use the Becton, Dickinson and Company Alaris Gateway Workstations to “authenticate” malicious and potentially dangerous content, CyberMDX discovered.
Healthcare executives lack action plan to combat cybersecurity threats
By Nathan Eddy 11:43 am June 14, 2019
The C-suite recognizes these threats, but 54 percent of respondents to a new survey said the biggest barrier to meeting privacy and security challenges was lack of adequate resources.
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By 09:29 am June 13, 2019
Advancements to three-phase uninterruptible power supply bring greater efficiency and modularity, along with a reduced footprint, improved connectivity and a lower total cost of ownership.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 01:47 am June 13, 2019
In an interactive workshop on day 2 of this year’s HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Conference in Helsinki, representatives of healthcare institutions, cybersecurity experts, and patient representatives discussed about possible ways to alleviate the threat.
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By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:25 pm June 12, 2019
Consent-and trust-based services is what Europe could contribute to the global platform economy.

Distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain will soon be an "important part of healthcare payments and identity management" across healthcare, say Accenture researchers.

By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm June 12, 2019
The firm says hospitals and health systems should be preparing themselves to take advantage of distributed ledger technology, AI, augmented reality and quantum computing.
CISOs report cyberattacks on the rise in healthcare
By Nathan Eddy 12:08 pm June 10, 2019
According to a new study by Carbon Black, two thirds of surveyed healthcare organizations said cyberattacks have become more sophisticated over the past year.
As cybersecurity threats change, so must hospitals
By Benjamin Harris 11:28 am June 07, 2019
A new assessment of cybersecurity threats highlights consumers’ growing role and predicts things will get worse before they get better.
WannaCry 2019: Ransomware is alive and well
By Benjamin Harris 11:25 am June 06, 2019
Because a new class of devices is emerging, WannaCry is very aggressive and a variety of other factors, the healthcare industry is still at risk from the ransomware.
Quest Diagnostics data breach – the industry sounds off
By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm June 04, 2019
Cybersecurity experts from across health IT offer their opinions on the breach itself, what must be done for the lab company to fix security and regain trust – and how similar incidents can be avoided across healthcare.

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