Privacy & Security

By Piers Ford 10:57 am October 08, 2019
Ransomware and denial-of-service attacks make headlines when it comes to hospital cybersecurity, but internal cultural and technological vulnerabilities are often more to blame for an ongoing cycle of healthcare data breaches. 
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am October 07, 2019
The health system, which had been forced to shift operations into manual mode, using paper copies in place of digital records, purchased a decryption key from the hackers for an undisclosed sum.
By Mike Miliard 01:16 pm October 03, 2019
The company this week revealed that its Expanse platform will be made available via Google Cloud. In another announcement, it said it will now support Health Records for iPhone.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 06:51 am October 03, 2019
Cybersecurity is at least as much about behaviour as it is about technology.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm October 02, 2019
If exploited by a remote attacker, the set of vulnerabilities could pose safety and security risks for connected medical devices and hospital networks.
By Nathan Eddy 10:57 am September 27, 2019
The customizable DynamikAnalytix technology from Clinical Cyber Defense System aims to tackle a central challenge for cybersecurity: getting non-technical leaders such as CMIOs and CEOs engaged with the subject.
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By Tammy Lovell 02:42 am September 25, 2019
Two years after the ransomware WannaCry wreaked havoc, the threat to hospitals from worm attacks has not diminished. The BlueKeep vulnerability is the latest to raise cybersecurity fears, but is healthcare doing enough to protect itself?
By Benjamin Harris 10:27 am September 24, 2019
Chief information security officers might not consider it a badge of honor to have presided over a data breach. But many organizations are prioritizing hiring CISOs with experience in managing them.

Sens. Patty Murray, D-Washington, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee
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By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm September 23, 2019
An alphabet soup of healthcare stakeholders, including AHIMA, CHIME, MGMA and others, want the Senate HELP Committee to ensure the proposed regs serve the "needs of patients and those who deliver their care."

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