New Threat for 2016: Ransomware on Medical Devices and Wearables

Internet security experts as well as a recent research reports suggest that ransomware is headed for medical devices and wearable health tracking devices in 2016, posing a serious threat to information security and personal health, they warn.

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Report: Providers Need to Ready their Defenses Against Cyber Threats

One in 13 patients can expect to have their personal and financial information illegally accessed through their healthcare provider’s IT systems over the next five years, a new report predicts.

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Taking a Proactive Approach to Cyber Security

Organizations of all sizes—including hospitals and other healthcare providers—face increasing risk of cyber hackers from both inside and outside their organizations, according to a new report.

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WellPoint Portal Breach Incurs $1.7 million in Fines

WellPoint Inc. will pay a $1.7 million fine to settle potential HIPAA Privacy Rule violations, according to a statement from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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