Privacy & Security

12:47 pm May 28, 2020

As healthcare organizations do battle against COVID-19, they also must stay on vigilant defense against cybercriminals intent on taking advantage of the crisis to sow chaos and disrupt clinical processes: barraging inboxes with pandemic-themed phishing emails, perpetrating hospital-crippl

05:27 am November 27, 2019

It's been an eventful year for health IT. Of course, that's been the case every year over the past decade since the first meaningful use checks were mailed out, kickstarting the digital healthcare age as we know it.

12:17 pm August 01, 2019

Barely a day goes by without news of a new malware variant, zero day threat or medical device vulnerability.

04:49 pm March 08, 2019

Healthcare IT News and HIMSS TV covered RSA 2019 live!

08:00 am October 01, 2018

Weaponized malware, hackers holding data hostage, social engineering and spearphishing campaigns — those are just the basic attack types common today.

By Healthcare IT News Staff 09:18 am June 20, 2018

Healthcare continued to be a lucrative target for hackers in 2017 with weaponized ransomware, misconfigured cloud storage buckets and phishing emails dominating the year.

By by Healthcare IT News Staff 08:35 am December 27, 2017

We look back at 2017 and the stories that struck a chord with readers – the new tech, policy changes and the sagas. Take a moment to reflect on a busy year. 

By by Jessica Davis | Sponsored by Commvault 02:44 pm December 05, 2017

Hospital information security teams and IT shops are in a precarious spot: They have to not only protect information cybercriminals increasingly see as more valuable than other types, but they also have to safeguard against the next big threat when it’s impossible to know what it wi