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

Mobi Health News

The company has raised a lifetime total of $50 million

Morphisec Releases 2019 Consumer Healthcare Cybersecurity Threat Index

Electronic Health Reporter

Morphisec released findings from the 2019 Morphisec Consumer Healthcare: Cybersecurity Threat Index. population, to get their perspective and understanding of the threatscape surrounding the healthcare industry, and how attackers are targeting their personal health information. The article Morphisec Releases 2019 Consumer Healthcare Cybersecurity Threat Index appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Using Marketing and Storytelling to Improve Healthcare Security

Healthcare IT Today

Far too often in healthcare security I hear CIOs and CISOs talking about the technology side of security. It’s easy to talk about buying firewalls, anti-virus, email filters and tracking software, and other software and technology solutions to address your security needs.

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.

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.

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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.

HIPAA Seal of Compliance = Consumer Fraud

Healthcare IT Today

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How To Secure Hospitals In An Increasingly Inhospitable World

Electronic Health Reporter

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Navigating Cybersecurity In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

By Navin Balakrishnaraja, practice director for healthcare IT Services, All Covered (IT services division of Konica Minolta). Technology continues to advance the healthcare industry, providing more precision and improved delivery of care.

Cozy Bear’s Recent Hack Is Just One More Incident In A Troubling Trend

Electronic Health Reporter

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Cybersecurity Vendor Emails Video – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

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Why Is Cybersecurity In Healthcare Still Struggling?

Electronic Health Reporter

It’s mostly not news to anyone anymore (at least to those within cybersecurity and healthcare circles) that healthcare is heavily vulnerable to cyberattacks. In 2018, the healthcare industry received about twice the number of attacks […].

The Difference Between HL7 and APIs: What CIOs Need to Know to Succeed with the 21st Century CURES Act Final Rule

Healthcare IT Today

The 21st Century CURES Act Final Rule is a major change for healthcare data interchange. The reason being is because patients are now entitled to use Application Programming Interfaces to download their health data into their application of choice.

Cyberattackers Hit Hospitals Hard During Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

Being a hospital CIO can be an unenviable – and sometimes nearly thankless – job even at the best of times. Things have arguably gotten even worse for health IT leaders as COVID-19 caseloads mount and the need to slap together solutions addressing the pandemic grows.

Unprecedented Times, Unprecedented Threats: What Healthcare Organizations Can Do to Stay Secure

Electronic Health Reporter

By Justin Fier, director of cyber intelligence and analytics, Darktrace As the healthcare sector struggles against the COVID-19 crisis, working tirelessly to protect staff and patients while struggling with worsening economic realities, cybercriminals around the […].

What do Board Members of Smaller Healthcare Organizations Need to Know About Healthcare Information Security?

Healthcare IT Today

During a conversation with a friend earlier this week discussing healthcare information security, she made one very important point.

State of Healthcare Today: IT Leaders Speak Out

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Dr. Bob Monteverdi – Global Healthcare Solutions Leader, Lenovo. Want to know what’s top of mind for Healthcare IT leaders today?

Mysteries Solved: Telehealth, Data Security and Privacy

Healthcare IT Today

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Four Tasks that Might Save You from Cybersecurity Landmines In The “New-Normal”

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Drex DeFord CI Security’s Chief Healthcare Strategist, and President of Drexio Innovation Network.

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.

COVID-19 Is Ushering in a Consumer Revolution in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

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When It Comes Telehealth Security, We Don’t Want A Free-For-All

Healthcare IT Today

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Rethinking Healthcare Security as a Cost Center – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Mich Parker, CISO (@mitchparkerciso) on the topic of “Rethinking Healthcare Security as a Cost Center“. Healthcare Information Security has been considered a nice-to-have.

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A Deeper Look at the Ryuk Ransomware Threat Targeted at Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

A little while back the government put out a cybersecurity advisory about an “imminent cybercrime threat” that was targeting hospitals using Ryuk ransomware.

How Are Healthcare Institutions Being Attacked and What Can You Do About It?

Healthcare IT Today

Seems like a week doesn’t go by with at least one or multiple healthcare systems being compromised by hackers.

Moody’s Frets Over Hospital Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Healthcare IT Today

Readers of this blog know well that hospitals’ cybersecurity measures aren’t exactly impenetrable, as hack after hack attests. Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Security and Privacy Gartner Healthcare Cyberattacks Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Cybersecurity Budget Healthcare Seucrity Kaspersky Moody's Investors

Cybersecurity’s Impact on Patient Safety and Trust

Healthcare IT Today

In discussion of cybersecurity breaches, most people talk about the impact to the organization’s reputation and the financial implications of a breach. Plus, cybersecurity attacks are becoming more and more […].

Partner Breach? Steps to Protect Your Own Organization

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Scott Ruthe, Chief Information Security Officer and Rick Fitzgerald, Chief Digital Officer at Ciox.

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Keep Your Eye On 4 Trends Revealed At HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

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Universal Health Services Restores Network After Massive Ransomware Cyberattack Shuts Down Systems Across US

Healthcare IT Today

Hospital and healthcare services provider Universal Health Services has restored its network after being offline for more than a week in the wake of a massive cyberattack which forced it to shut down systems at locations across the US.

A 12-Step Program to Fix New COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

Healthcare IT Today

You built a strong IT security environment based on people working from your offices, including firewalls, endpoint protection, access controls, and automated processes that align with your cybersecurity policies.

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