Privacy & Security

Phishing attacks breach Alive Hospice

Credit: Alive Hospice on Facebook

By Jessica Davis 10:07 am July 18, 2018
Two employee email accounts were breached by phishing attacks, which potentially gave hackers access to a trove of highly sensitive data that varied by patient.
blockchain for healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 08:56 am July 18, 2018
Hospitals ignoring blockchain risk being left behind, IT firms say, and they share advice about getting work underway.
By Jessica Davis 03:56 pm July 17, 2018
Announced Tuesday at Microsoft Inspire, the ‘bring your own keys’ tool lets healthcare organizations create, update and revoke encryption keys on demand.
Hackers breached one of the largest clinical laboratories in US in July.
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am July 17, 2018
Hackers breached one of the largest clinical laboratories over the weekend, forcing a shutdown of the network to contain the cyberattack.
underinvesting in cybersecurity can cost you a lot per patient record
By Jessica Davis 04:21 pm July 13, 2018
A breach in financial services, the second most expensive sector, costs only half of what hospitals wind up spending.
Healthcare security forum panel talks about cybersecurity innovation in San Francisco

On left, Healthcare IT News Editor-in-Chief Tom Sullivan moderates a panel at the Healthcare Security Forum in San Francisco in May.

By Tom Sullivan 03:31 pm July 13, 2018
Here's a look at why a secure innovation foundation is important – and some advice for getting started building one.
RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 08:52 am July 13, 2018
The final in a four-part series maps out ways to get radio frequency identification tools right and what health org’s should expect to do, even when vendors claim “no IT involvement.”
GandCrab ransomware variant targeting legacy systems

Credit: Fortinet

By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm July 12, 2018
The newest variant of the prolific ransomware forms this year has been updated to include a stolen National Security Agency exploit.
AI and blockchain will help hospitals adapt to value-based care

CIOs must align their goals with the requirements of payment models and deliver on patient outcomes.

By Bill Siwicki 10:21 am July 12, 2018
Healthcare executives need to track these three key technology advancements to keep pace with coming changes.
RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 09:48 am July 12, 2018
The third in a four-part series outlines the path to secure radio frequency identification.

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