Industry leaders credit the Wanna Cry, or Wanna Decryptor, ransomware virus that struck the world on Friday, May 12, with offering U.S. patient care organizations a jolt of recognition around what must be done now to secure our clinical IS
The Wanna Decryptor 2.0 ransomware virus severely disrupted the British National Health Service’s capabilities to provide patient care across England and Scotland last week: what have British—and European, and American—healthcare leaders learned?
As damage from the Wanna Decryptor 2.0 ransomware virus continued to spread across the globe on Saturday, news reports identified an anonymous cybersecurity expert who has stumbled upon a “kill switch”—but could the kill switch itself be rendered useless?
A new report from Verizon Security Research puts the phenomenon of data breaches in the healthcare industry into a trans-industry context, offering insights as to what may or may not be unique about healthcare data security nowadays
The threat landscape in healthcare IT continues to expand, even as patient care organizations are lacking in terms of tending to some of the basics, industry leaders agreed, during a discussion of IT security at the Health IT Summit in San Jose
At the Health IT Summit in Atlanta, a panel of experts on healthcare IT security probed the tangle of issues—from the strategic to the tactical, operational, and technological—facing the leaders of patient care organizations right now
In a series of lively discussion panels on December 6 at the CHIME LEAD Forum in Dallas, healthcare IT and healthcare IT security leaders looked at some of the core challenges facing the leaders of U.S. patient care organizations