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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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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