Attackers vs Defenders – Healthcare Cybersecurity Comparison

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Security and Privacy Healthcare Breaches Healthcare CISO Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare LeadershipWhen people say social media is awful, I often think they’re following the wrong people.

2022 Predictions for Healthcare Cybersecurity

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2022, we asked the Healthcare IT Today community to share some predictions for the new year. There’s no topic in health IT that keeps healthcare CIOs […].

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Government Incentives for Healthcare Cybersecurity are Welcome. Regulations, Not So Much.

Healthcare IT Today

The pandemic has made it abundantly clear that healthcare is a vital part of every country’s infrastructure. Protecting healthcare against cyberattacks is therefore in the best interest of governments.

Imprivata picks up SecureLink to expand healthcare cybersecurity tech

Fierce Healthcare

Imprivata picks up SecureLink to expand healthcare cybersecurity tech. hlandi. Mon, 04/11/2022 - 17:51

Why Human Error is Just as Risky As Ransomware for Healthcare Cybersecurity

Healthcare IT Today

Ransomware attacks continue to plague the healthcare industry. In all, cyberattacks on healthcare more than doubled last year, with ransomware making up 28% of those attacks. But healthcare IT leaders have another cybersecurity challenge to overcome: human error.

Despite Preponderance of Threats, Healthcare Cybersecurity Budgets Still Tight

Healthcare IT Today

While last year was disastrous for healthcare security incidents, it seems that cybersecurity budgets still haven’t risen to meet demand.

Medigate brings in $30M to expand its healthcare cybersecurity platform

Mobi Health News

The company has raised a lifetime total of $50 million

Healthcare Cybersecurity – Familiar and Unfamiliar Risks?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Andy Nieto, Global Healthcare Solutions Manager for Lenovo Health. As healthcare continues its digital transformation journey, providing care is becoming easier and more efficient for providers. Technologies like cloud computing and IoT devices carry inherent risks associated with cybersecurity. But that convenience comes at a cost. That points […].

Telehealth is biggest threat to healthcare cybersecurity, says report

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Although a new report suggests that the healthcare industry slightly improved its security posture this year compared to last, it warns that increased provider reliance on telehealth since the COVID-19 pandemic now presents a new slate of risks to patient data.

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting Healthcare Cybersecurity Insurance

Electronic Health Reporter

By Glenn Day, chief sales officer and practice leader of healthcare, HUB International. The article 7 Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting Healthcare Cybersecurity Insurance appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial cybersecurity Glenn Day HIPAA and ransomware guidelines HUB InternationalThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Enhancing Healthcare Cybersecurity Through Legacy System Retirement and Data Archiving

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT IT Dev Ops LTPAC Security and Privacy Galen Healthcare Solutions Health IT Legacy Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Data Archiving Series Healthcare Scene Featured HIPAA HIPAA Breaches Justin Campbell Legacy Health Systems

Security Budgets Level, Attacks Increasing – No Wonder Healthcare Cybersecurity Efforts Are Inadequate

Healthcare IT Today

While their leaders know the potential of a breach remains high, few hospitals are focused on methodically beefing up their cybersecurity as of yet, according to a new survey. Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Security and Privacy Black Book Market Research Chief Information Security Officer CISO Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Cybersecurity Budgets Hospital Cybersecurity Investments Hospital Cybersecurity Vendor Hospital Security

A Prescription for Better Healthcare Cybersecurity Strategies In 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

I hope healthcare organizations delivered lots of TUMS and Advil to their beleaguered cybersecurity teams as a holiday bonus in 2018 – and maybe even a masseuse! The article A Prescription for Better Healthcare Cybersecurity Strategies In 2019 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial access management blockchain Brian Wells cybersecurity data breaches Merlin InternationalThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

More Evidence That Healthcare Cybersecurity Could Stand To Be Tightened Up Quite A Bit

Healthcare IT Today

Not long ago, I shared the results of a survey concluding that healthcare organizations generally felt pretty confident about the state of their cybersecurity defenses, despite having had WannaCry wipe the floor with them just two years before.

The future of healthcare cybersecurity: Is it in the cloud?

Mobi Health News

Sentara Health VP and CISO Dan Bowden explains how the hospital is preparing for consumerism and value-based care by building apps and tools in the cloud

Cyberattacks Threaten Patients’ Lives In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

In recent years, the global healthcare industry has been under heavy attack by cybercriminals. The sector stands in fourth place among the most targeted industries, and one-fifth of its spending is dedicated to cybersecurity. The article Cyberattacks Threaten Patients’ Lives In Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial healthcare cybersecurity NordLayerThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

McCombs School of Business Launches First-in-the-Nation Healthcare Cybersecurity Leadership Program

Electronic Health Reporter

The program’s aim is to develop leaders who can manage risk in American healthcare systems, protecting […]. The article McCombs School of Business Launches First-in-the-Nation Healthcare Cybersecurity Leadership Program appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Despite Size of Threat, Healthcare Orgs Still Not Spending Enough On Cybersecurity

Healthcare IT Today

As I reported recently, last year was an extremely difficult one healthcare security. More than 700 healthcare organizations reported a breach of 500 or more patient records to the HHS Office for Civil Rights, more than double the number of such attacks reported five years.

Monitoring Packets is Contact Tracing for Cybersecurity

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Security and Privacy application traffic Cyberattack DDoS Attacks denial of service attack extortion attack Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Security Ken Czekaj NETSCOUT packet monitoring Ransomware Ransomware Attacks system availability

It's time for a healthcare cybersecurity reality check

Mobi Health News

Toby Gouker, CISO at First Health Advisory Solutions, says the bad guys have decided to pick on the healthcare community, which means there is little time for the industry to shore up its defenses

The Critical Need for Fully Secure Networks for Remote Data Sharing

Healthcare IT Today

Covid compelled healthcare providers and consumers to accelerate their digital transformation and they did, creating dramatic changes in behavior patterns. Virtual, distributed healthcare services provided digitally […].

FHIR 96

CIO Podcast – Episode 31: Risk Management & Cybersecurity with Jesse Fasolo

Healthcare IT Today

For the 31st episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we sat down with Jesse Fasolo, Director, Technology Infrastructure & Cyber Security, Information Security Officer at St.

Putting Healthcare Data to Work: How platform-based healthcare companies are poised to transform an industry

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Steven Martin, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Technology at Change Healthcare. The accelerating migration to value-based healthcare models makes addressing inefficiencies more vital than ever.

Is Your Cybersecurity Strategy Gambling Everything?

Healthcare IT Today

Contract Enforcements Tie Cybersecurity to Financial Fraud and Liability The receptionist you yelled at for shopping online could turn you in and get a $900,000 reward.

Clinical Zero Trust: The Time Is Right In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

Last year (2020) was a year of chaos, and one that demonstrated why robust cybersecurity is an essential priority for all healthcare organizations. The article Clinical Zero Trust: The Time Is Right In Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

The New Healthcare Truths of 2022

Healthcare IT Today

This time last year, we healthcare leaders were excited to be looking ahead to 2021 and leaving 2020 firmly behind us. The following is a guest article by Mike Noshay, MSE, Founder and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at Verinovum.

FHIR 114

Does Your Healthcare Organization Need to Level Up Their NIST Security Efforts?

Healthcare IT Today

For all its good and ill, meaningful use drove action and adoption of EHR in healthcare. However, the key to change was healthcare organizations having a common goal. What made the difference? Ok, $36 billion in stimulus money helped.

Managing Healthcare Cyber Threats and Protecting Patient Data at the Edge

Healthcare IT Today

It’s impossible to put a value on the trust your patients place in your organization to protect and safely store the data created in the course of caring for the community.

3 Important Security Efforts and 2 Threats to Work On and Watch for in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Coming out of the HIMSS conference, one of the top topics at the conference was cybersecurity.

States Consider Blocking Ransomware Payments

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past several years, ransomware attacks have become a steadily more virulent threat to healthcare organizations. Things have gotten even worse since the pandemic hit, as it has strained healthcare IT organizations to the limit and made them far more vulnerable to security breaches.

Health IT: Buy or Sell – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 91

Healthcare IT Today

For the 91st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast , we’re doing another edition of our popular Health IT: Buy or Sell. In this episode, we look at four grand statements about something in healthcare IT. Successful cyberattacks in healthcare will decline in 3 years.

What are you hoping to get out of HIMSS18? A former clinician’s call to action

CiscoHealth

Today, Shanti Gidwani is Cisco’s national director for healthcare in Canada — but in a former life she was a Registered Nurse. Healthcare cybersecurity healthcare cybersecurity healthit HIMSS18 telehealth telemedicineAs we approach the biggest Health IT event.

Hospital Cybersecurity Attack Exposes Info On More Than 1.3 Million Patients

Healthcare IT Today

million people in an attack on a Southeast Florida healthcare system. Broward Health operates a network of more than 30 healthcare facilities serving the roughly 2 million people living in Broward County, Florida.

Healthcare Security with Leon Lerman, CEO of Cynerio

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare is filled with cybersecurity risks. Along with these, we are also seeing device proliferation in healthcare organizations which […].

Does IoT Increase Security Risks in Healthcare?

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare is full of acronyms and jargon. IT is the same. Mix them together and you have a mess that is not unlike what you get with a 2-year-old in the same room as wooden alphabet blocks.

EHR 111

CynergisTek Inc. Enters Into A Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By Clearwater In A $17.7 Million Transaction

Healthcare IT Today

Health IT Company Healthcare IT Altaris Capital Partners Clearwater CynergisTek Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare M&A Mac McMillan Managed Service Provider NYSE: CTEK Paul Anthony Steve CagleCynergisTek’s Stockholders to Receive $1.25

2021 Security Review: Key Takeaways & Practical Cybersecurity Insights

Healthcare IT Today

In a recent virtual meetup Healthcare IT Today did with Proofpoint, we took a look back at the year that was 2021 when it comes to cybersecurity.

HIPAA Seal of Compliance = Consumer Fraud

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Regulations Security and Privacy FTC Healthcare Cybersecurity HHS HIPAA HIPAA Compliance HIPAA Compliant Seal OCR SkyMed

HIPAA 114

Why Healthcare Organizations Must Incorporate Data Privacy into Their Cybersecurity Strategies – and How to Do It

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare organizations continue to represent a prime target for hackers – if not the leading one: The average cost of a breach for the industry now stands at $7.13 The following is a guest article by Monique Becenti, Security Strategist, Pondurance.

Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Cost Nearly $21 Billion In 2020. Now What?

Healthcare IT Today

As the dust settles on 2020, it’s become clear that this was an unbelievably bad year for healthcare ransomware attacks. In fact, it was a year that cost organizations $20.8 billion in ransomware expenses, according to a new estimate. Worse, there is no future relief in sight.