Concerns About Ransomware Rise as Attack Rates Climb

A series of recent surveys point to challenging times ahead for healthcare providers who have neglected to take the proper steps to prevent a cybersecurity attack.

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Tips for Preventing and Responding to a Ransomware Attack
Apr01

Tips for Preventing and Responding to a Ransomware Attack

Having your health data held hostage sounds scary, but there are ways to protect your organization. A cybersecurity expert shares strategies for defending against a new breed of hackers.

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Slideshow: Tips for Preventing a Ransomware Attack
Apr01

Slideshow: Tips for Preventing a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks—where hackers install malware that locks access to certain organization computer systems—have been in the news recently. Privacy and security consultant Tom Walsh, CISSP, recently shared his advice with the Journal of AHIMA.

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Report: Healthcare Still Unprepared for Cybersecurity Attacks

Providers are facing an increasing number of attempts to compromise data, and often fall prey to these attempts, according to a recent survey.

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Cyber Attack on Anthem Affects 80 Million People

The personal information of an estimated 80 million people has been compromised in a cyber attack on the information systems of insurance giant Anthem Inc., the country’s second largest insurer. Sources say the information stored on Anthem’s databases was not encrypted.

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