TechnologyFitch: 'Relentless' Cyber Attacks Pressuring Nonprofit Hospital Operations
The move towards remote work provided hackers with more opportunities to infiltrate healthcare organizations, according to Fitch.
StrategyOIG Cites CMS for Poor Risk Assessments
"CMS?s ERM process did not consider national security risks for any of CMS?s programs in accordance with federal requirements," the...
TechnologyMedicare Lacks Cybersecurity Oversight for Hospital-Based Networked Medical Devices, HHS OIG Finds
Hospitals have thousands of such devices connected to their networks, capable of accessing EHR records.
TechnologyReport: Healthcare Hacking Incidents Rose 42% in 2020
The study found that hacking incidents increased for the fifth consecutive year.
TechnologyIllinois Healthcare Provider Experiences Security Incident Affecting 65K Individuals
Mobile Anesthesiologists worked with outside cybersecurity professionals to look into the incident.
TechnologySaint Alphonsus Health System Suffers Breach Impacting More Than 134K Individuals
Saint Alphonsus emailed potentially impacted individuals to notify them of the information that may have been accessed during the breach.
TechnologyQ&A: Tracking the Use of USB Drives
You need to block the use of USB drives unless there is a business need to use USB drives.
TechnologyCISA Issues Alert on Mitigating Active Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities
CISA partners have recently observed active exploitation of vulnerabilities in certain Microsoft Exchange products.
TechnologyNew Cost to Paying Ransom on Cyberattacks
Evolving threats, new guidance add to need for healthcare cybersecurity.
TechnologyPatient Records in Public Storage Units
The storage unit should be locked and reasonably safe from fire and floods.
TechnologyQ&A: Posting Security Notice on Website
Mary D. Brandt, MBA, RHIA, CHE, CHPS shares how long security notices should stay on an organization's website if it...
InnovationSolving Healthcare's Unique Cybersecurity Risks
Here are lessons in preventing data breaches in healthcare organizations.