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Efforts to protect patients from cyberattacks grow

Efforts to protect patients from cyberattacks grow

Strapped to a stretcher, surrounded by medics, nurses and doctors, a middle-aged man was about to play patient zero in what America’s health care industry fears could be the next major pandemic: “cybergeddon.” “Alert: All…

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‘Why do we need to wait for people to be hurt?’ Medical cyber attacks soar 1400%

‘Why do we need to wait for people to be hurt?’ Medical cyber attacks soar 1400%

SAN FRANCISCO — Strapped to a stretcher, surrounded by medics, nurses and doctors, a middle-aged man was about to play patient zero in what America’s health care industry fears could be the next major pandemic:…

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What can we learn about Cyber from the flu?

What can we learn about Cyber from the flu?

by Eric Trexler, Vice President, Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure, Forcepoint Now that we’ve rounded the corner of the unpredictable winter 2018 in the Northeastern US and are finally closing the chapter on one of…

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How Can Healthcare Innovate Securely?

How Can Healthcare Innovate Securely?

In this exclusive interview with Patrick Hale, the award-winning CIO from VITAS Healthcare in Miami, we cover healthcare innovation, technology, virtual reality solutions, cybersecurity and so much more. What does great customer service look like…

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DOJ Indicts Hackers Allegedly Behind 2015 Anthem Breach of 78.8M

DOJ Indicts Hackers Allegedly Behind 2015 Anthem Breach of 78.8M

In 2015, Anthem began notifying 78.8 million current and former patients, as well as employees, that their data was compromise in a network hack. According to officials, hackers breached the network and compromised client and employee…

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Security flaw in Medtronic heart defibrillators is serious, DHS says, but don’t panic

Security flaw in Medtronic heart defibrillators is serious, DHS says, but don’t panic

The Department of Homeland Security has issued an advisory warning that a vulnerability in Medtronic heart defibrillators could allow hackers to change the settings in a medical device from within radio range. The flaw, designated…

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U.K. fines company that collected data from new moms, then sold it to Equifax

U.K. fines company that collected data from new moms, then sold it to Equifax

Bounty UK, a pregnancy and parenting club, has been hit with the equivalent of a $524,000 fine for illegally sharing personal information belonging to more than 14 million people with credit reference and marketing agencies,…

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Healthcare’s 2019 Top Cybersecurity Threats and What to Do About Them

Healthcare’s 2019 Top Cybersecurity Threats and What to Do About Them

Enormous amounts of patient information and financial data make the healthcare industry a prime target for cybersecurity threats. Hackers and other malicious organizations seek out everything from individual medical records, billing details, and log-in credentials to…

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8 Cyber security Practices In Health IT Domain That Every Company Should Learn From

8 Cyber security Practices In Health IT Domain That Every Company Should Learn From

Exploring the Cyber Vulnerabilities in Digitized Healthcare Space & Finding the Ways to Fix Them By Anubhuti Shrivastava, Content Crafter, Arkenea Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and it boils down to this: in cybersecurity, the more systems we secure,…

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Healthcare Industry at Risk Due to IoT Devices and Human Error

Healthcare Industry at Risk Due to IoT Devices and Human Error

The proliferation of healthcare internet-of-things (IoT) devices, along with unpartitioned networks, insufficient access controls and the reliance on legacy systems, has exposed a vulnerable attack surface that can be exploited by cybercriminals determined to steal…