Privacy & Security
NBC News reports that extensive patient data from Leon Medical Centers and Nocona General Hospital were published in an apparent extortion attempt.
Digital health and data experts illustrate the risk of sharing anonymized fitness data and call for systematic reform.
Henry Ford cardiologists warned that the magnetic array in the new iPhones can potentially interfere with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators.
"This process has been instrumental in our seamless move to the cloud and digital-transformation program," says CISO Dan Bowden. "We now don't move anything to the cloud without shielding it."
"In 2020, we saw ransomware go mainstream," said analysts in a new report released by the cybersecurity vendor, which identified the top five most prevalent strains.
Serco was targeted by Babuk ransomware who claimed to have had access to Serco's systems for three weeks.
The New York health system said an employee, who has been fired, inappropriately accessed electronic health records and viewed clinical information, including test results and diagnoses.
Theft and fraud are becoming major patient safety issues – and experts say the patchwork nationwide approach to COVID-19 vaccine distribution could be making matters worse.
The pathway discovered at Michigan-based Beaumont Health allowed users to "cut in line" to schedule unauthorized appointments and circumvent current state mandates.
Reports suggest that President Joe Biden is likely to tap three Obama-era officials for key cyber positions as the government continues to respond to the SolarWinds hack and other high-profile threats.