A recent spate of crippling ransomware attacks against healthcare organizations signals that these assaults remain a major threat. Healthcare leaders should focus their efforts by moving beyond a prevention strategy and focusing on developing a proactive preparedness plan.
While cybersecurity risks will continue to accelerate across the healthcare industry, organizations can help protect themselves from ongoing dangers by being vigilant, creating resiliency, an incident response plan and building security awareness.
Lawsuit alleges that Springhill Medical Center was responsible for the death of a baby after ransomware attack prevented doctors from monitoring the baby's heartbeat during delivery.
The critical infrastructure and healthcare industries are key targets for cyberattacks because of their extensive use of cyber-physical systems. Here are best practices for cyber-physical security.
Hackers are not only eager to take advantage of the pandemic crisis, but that are feeding off of a highly profitable supply chain. While hospitals are the target, the patient is ultimately the true victim of this cyber attack machine.
2020 saw a spike in healthcare data breaches. A new report from cybersecurity firm Tenable finds that this spike can be overwhelmingly attributed to ransomware attacks.
It's not a surprise that there has been a significant increase in healthcare cyber attacks, but the numbers revealed by a new Bitglass study are nevertheless eye-popping: an increase of over 55% in 2020.
A shocking new report has found major vulnerabilities in the programming interfaces (APIs) that underpin dozens of the mobile health apps used by patient care organizations.