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.

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.

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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.

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.

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! Editorial access management blockchain Brian Wells cybersecurity data breaches Merlin International

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.

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

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 […].

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.

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?

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 […].

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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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. This isn’t just a concern for health system execs, though.

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.

Keep Your Eye On 4 Trends Revealed At HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

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Helping the Healthcare Industry Avoid Being the Next Ransomware Victim: 5 Tips for Employees

Electronic Health Reporter

For this reason, healthcare companies need to help their employees take precautions against the latest ransomware scams, otherwise their organization may be the next ransomware victim. One of the main reasons healthcare […].

Healthcare CIOs Speeding Up Social Determinants Of Health Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

New research has concluded that healthcare CIOs see analyzing social determinants of health data as a top priority going forward, along with tackling data interoperability and cybersecurity.

5 Steps to Securing Healthcare Data and Assuring Continuity Through Crisis

Healthcare IT Today

It is not an overstatement to say that healthcare workers are the real heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic. The following is a guest article by Sean Derrington, Director of Product Management at StorageCraft.

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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Cyber Risk in the time of COVID-19: Why Hospitals Are More Vulnerable than Ever – and How to Respond

Healthcare IT Today

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

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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.

Why Employee Password Practices Might Be Your Security Missing Link

Electronic Health Reporter

With the healthcare sector a top target of hackers, cybersecurity and privacy are of paramount concern—so much so that HIMSS20 has dedicated an entire track to the topic. Editorial data breaches Enzoic healthcare cybersecurity Michael Greene password managementThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Michael Greene, CEO, Enzoic.

IoT: A Promising Prescription for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is proving its value in many industries, perhaps the most significant benefits to consumers can be found in healthcare. The following is a guest article by Rob Mesirow, Partner and Connected Solutions/IoT Leader at PwC.

Volume of Healthcare Threats, Especially Trojan Malware, Are Expanding

Healthcare IT Today

A new report by a security vendor says that it has seen a big increase in the volume of threats against healthcare organizations during the first three quarters of this year.

Cybercriminals Are Selling Admin Access To Patient Portals

Healthcare IT Today

Another day, another scheme to profit from the high prices commanded by healthcare data. This time, the industry is confronting a new wave of cybercrime in which intruders are selling access to patient portals.

Stay Compliant After the Windows Deadline

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Is The Healthcare Industry Anywhere Near Ditching the Password?

Healthcare IT Today

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The Legal Pitfalls of Using a PDF Chart Summary or Cold Storage as a Healthcare Data Archiving Strategy

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. When decommissioning healthcare systems to archive legacy data, there are often significant tradeoffs.

Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

Healthcare IT Today

For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. Here's a quick summary of the buy or sell items discussed: * Buy or Sell: EHR Vendor Consolidation is a Threat to Healthcare Stability. *

Sticky Note Password Security – Fun Friday

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MedTech Breakthrough Awards Announced

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New healthcare cybersecurity council wants to make HITRUST the standard for assessing third-party risks

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A new council of healthcare CISOs will push the industry to adopt HITRUST as a standard certification to manage third-party vendor risk

Healthcare Cyberattack Volumes, Sophistication Keep Increasing

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey of healthcare CISOs concluded that the bulk of their organizations saw an increase in cyberattacks over the past year, many of which have grown more cunning over time.

Q&A: How Boston Medical Center Stays on Top of New Healthcare Regulations

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The post Q&A: How Boston Medical Center Stays on Top of New Healthcare Regulations appeared first on MedTech Boston. Uncategorized Boston Medical Center cybersecurity health tech healthcare cybersecurity med techThis is part two of a two-part Q&A featuring Arthur Harvey, M.S., chief information officer at Boston Medical Center. Part one can be .

Looking Back at the Last Decade of Health IT – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 26

Healthcare IT Today

For the 26th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re taking a look back at the last decade of Health IT. Cybersecurity Explosion. Healthcare Consolidation. Big Tech Entering Healthcare.

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

CiscoHealth

Today, I’m Cisco’s national director for healthcare in Canada — but in a former life I was a Registered Nurse. Why security in healthcare is more important than ever — and what might finally move the needle. Register for the Apple and Cisco in Healthcare reception, March 7th @ 4 PM PST. Healthcare cybersecurity healthcare cybersecurity healthit HIMSS18 telehealth telemedicine

The Need for a National Health Record

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In healthcare, which is more important privacy or safety? In the leaps that we have made in cybersecurity in healthcare, can’t we have both? Lacking access to any other information about his healthcare, I was thankful that we had that index card.

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CynergisTek’s Survey Data Reveals Cybersecurity Concerns for Healthcare Executives

Electronic Health Reporter

The survey was administered to attendees of the company’s first inaugural CAPP Community Conference: Cybersecurity 2019 this past May, which focused on tackling some of the most pressing issues facing healthcare cybersecurity and privacy, including vendor breaches and risks, new state privacy laws, privacy and security culture, […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. CynergisTek, Inc.