March 4, 2020

Ransomware attack led disruptions have become a new challenge for Chief Operating Officers (COO) to manage according to the experience shared by a leader at the Wyoming Health System. The resulting downtime from ransomware attacks has reached an average of 9.3 days and...

September 17, 2019

Cybersecurity has become one of the most significant financial and reputational risks for an organization.  Examples of the ever-increasing cybersecurity threats include:

  • More than 22 government entities in Texas, Florida, Maryland and Georgia faced ransomware recen...

October 14, 2018

Let’s acknowledge one more time that US healthcare needs transformation! While it is one of the most talked about topic, consumers probably have felt the least improvement. It is evident from the fact that Healthcare services expenditure has been growing at 4.3% annual...

September 26, 2018

People often ask why someone would want to hack into a medical device. The first question, however, should be why Healthcare is the most hacked vertical of all. Experts say that it is easier to penetrate a healthcare organization because of the inherent complexity. But...

April 16, 2018

Starting a week with the news that talk about patient data breach from a radiology interface is not comforting to many imaging centers or radiology departments. The total cost could easily get into millions of dollars considering tens of thousands of patient records at...

June 15, 2017

The aftermath of WannaCry ransomware attacks have left many healthcare CIOs, CSOs and medical device manufacturers more concerned about device security than ever. The healthcare community, however, has been aware of potential cybersecurity related vulnerabilities and t...

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