All five of the largest data breaches reported this year by HIPAA Business Associates share one thing: they centered on email.
In some cases, the compromise of a single email account exposed the personal information of tens-of-thousands of people. See all five breaches and more inside.Continue Reading →
Everyone knows who to blame for a data breach – the bad guys. But what happens when one of the good guys makes a mistake? Unfortunately, the impact can be just as severe.
Check out two major threats to cyber security in healthcare: software flaws and misconfigurations. See how a coding flaw from a vendor of a fat-finger from your coworker can lead to your next HIPAA breach.Continue reading
Email is an old channel, but it remains one of the most popular for cyber attacks. This is true in many industries, and especially in healthcare.
See why email remains the top location of HIPAA data breaches, and see other types of breaches that – while fewer in number – cause far more harm.Continue reading
HIPAA compliance is not enough to protect patient data. For that, you need a more comprehensive plan. You need a security framework.
See the top five cyber security frameworks in healthcare. Is your framework on the list?Continue reading
If you saw only the headlines, you might think healthcare had a terrible year in cyber security – maybe worse than ever. But a new report shows, in many ways, the industry gained ground last year.
See highlights of the newest stats on data breaches in healthcare. See where more work is needed and get a few talking points to share with your clients.Continue reading
Web applications are booming in healthcare – unfortunately, their security standards need a checkup and may require surgery.
See the top five types of web application attacks in healthcare during Q2 2017. You’ll get an overview of the types and how they compare to other target industries.Continue reading
Healthcare systems in the U.S. continue to face powerful ransomware attacks. Some are still reeling from the WannaCry attack that began in May.
This outbreak has left some IT pros wondering: Why is ransomware targeting hospitals? Is infection a HIPAA breach? Find out in this post.Continue reading