Creating a Culture of Data Privacy, Security in Healthcare

Read Elizabeth Snell’s article about creating a culture of data privacy and cyber security in healthcare on Health IT Security : Organizations of all sizes need to be working toward maintaining proper data privacy and security measures in the healthcare industry. The threat landscape is continuously evolving, and falling behind could lead to a large-scale data […]

Beazley publishes special US healthcare data breach insights report

Timed to coincide with the 2017 American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) conference, leading specialist insurer Beazley has today published a special data breach report for the US healthcare sector. Read the new US healthcare data breach insights report by Beazley which reveals that unintended disclosure accounted for 41% of data breach incidents reported to […]

1 Reason Why Healthcare Must Focus on Cybersecurity

Read Jack Murtha give one reason as to why healthcare firms should focus on cyber security on Healthcare Analytics News : Healthcare recently surpassed the public sector, but not in the kind of race anyone wants to win. Indeed, the industry fell victim to more disclosed cybersecurity incidents than any in other in the 2nd quarter of […]

What are healthcare executives’ top 10 challenges for 2018?

Read Erin Dietsche list the top 10 challenges for healthcare firms in 2018 on Medcity News : As with every industry, healthcare is changing from year to year. And with each new year comes a new set of tests and trials. The HealthCare Executive Group has released the 2018 HCEG Top 10 list, a compilation of the […]

Myth busted: A wait-and-see approach to cybersecurity is a terrible idea

Read why Jessica Davis says that the wait and see approach for cyber security is a terrible idea on Healthcare IT News : It should come as no shock that hackers have spent the last two years pummeling the healthcare industry with cyberattacks. In 2017, the healthcare sector has already reported 233 breaches and is on […]

Data analytics, cybersecurity and mobile technology among the top 10 challenges for health executives in 2018

Health IT is evidently top of mind for healthcare executives going into 2018. Data analytics, cybersecurity and harnessing mobile health technology were listed among the top 10 challenges for executives, according to a survey by the Healthcare Executive Group. Read about the new survey by Healthcare Executive Group which reveals that Data analytics, cybersecurity and mobile technology […]

Securing a national treasure – healthcare: is it possible?

Read Nick Ismail’s article about whether securing healthcare from cyber attacks is possible on Information Age : This year healthcare services across the world have been found out as particularly vulnerable to the increasing number of cyber attacks. This was most publicly demonstrated during the WannaCry ransomware attack, which crippled the UK’s NHS in May […]

Prioritizing Data Security Strategies for Health IT Infrastructure

Read why Elizabeth Snell says that healthcare firms should prioritize their data security strategy on Health IT Security : A secure yet accessible health IT infrastructure is a fundamental requirement for all healthcare organizations. As providers adopt more digital technologies, including electronic health records, data warehouses, advanced wireless networks, and more mobile devices, they must […]

Healthcare Accounted for 26 Percent of Cybersecurity Incidents in Q2 2017

McAfee, Inc., a computer security software company, recently released its McAfee Labs Threats Report assessing reported attacks across industries, and reveals growth trends in malware, ransomware, mobile malware, and other threats in the second quarter of 2017. Read about the newMcAfee Labs Threats Report which reveals that nearly 26 percent of cyber attacks in 2nd […]

5 tips to lockdown security for Internet of Things medical devices

Read  Bill Siwicki list 5 tips for healthcare firms for Internet of Things security on Healthcare IT News : While there are many avenues cybercriminals can take to get into private networks, lax security is making Internet of Things devices ripe targets. But there are steps that healthcare information security teams can take today to […]