Healthcare IT and HIPAA compliance had a big year in 2017. Now you can catch up on the biggest stories with this post.
See the top stories in healthcare IT security for the year. We cover ransomware attacks, record-breaking HIPAA fines, and more.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
Medical devices have terrible security just like everything else in the Internet of Things. But while a hacked thermostat is annoying, a hacked insulin pump can kill you.
See the top three fears of health IT pros around medical device security. You’ll get examples of potentially fatal hacks and malware that can ensnares the entire network.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
A perfect storm is raining down on healthcare cybersecurity. The industry is vast and complex, has tremendous amounts of patient data, and is not equipped to protect it. The result is a bonanza for cybercrime. From the WannaCry ransomware attacks in the U.K., to the ongoing healthcare data breaches across the U.S.
Read on to learn about the major healthcare cybersecurity threats facing the industry and how you can address themContinue reading
Cyberattacks have pummeled the healthcare industry for years. Some of the biggest data breaches in history have struck there. And nothing is likely change soon.
See why healthcare is expected to top the list of cyber-targets for hackers and data thieves in 2017. You’ll also see why small data breaches are becoming a huge problem.Continue reading
Why is the healthcare industry at such high risk for data breaches? Because they have a lot of loot, and the lock on the gate has been rusty for years
We dig into data on the latest health care data breaches to show you the trends for 2016. See why this year is on pace to match the industry record for number of breaches reported.Continue reading
In August 2016, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) notified Covered Entities and Business Associates that it is widening its efforts to identify protected health information (PHI) breaches that affect less than 500 individuals.
While expensive news for businesses, it is a ripe opportunity for IT providers to deliver valuable cybersecurity services to new and existing clients. Read on to see how your company could benefit.Continue reading
HIPAA violations could cost your healthcare client quite a bit of money. Up to $1.5 million to be exact.
Read on to see what the top breaches are and how you can prevent them from occurring.Continue reading
Tell your clients: healthcare data breaches cost more to resolve than breaches in any other industry in the U.S.
Find out why healthcare is the leader in data breach costs. You’ll also see the other industries that are expensive, and what you can do to keep costs down.Continue reading