Comey: FBI, Hospitals Stronger Together Against Cyberthreats

With healthcare entities increasingly under cyber-siege on multiple fronts, cybersecurity has already emerged as a main area of focus for 2017. As the list of malicious actors continues to grow, the FBI is looking to build stronger relationships with providers to improve their cybersecurity threat response.

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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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Medical Device Security: Hollywood vs. Reality
Apr01

Medical Device Security: Hollywood vs. Reality

Reports about the security of medical devices have been in the news as the Department of Homeland Security and the Food and Drug Administration have started taking steps to ensure device security.

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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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