Cyberthreats are continuing to increase and shift, and even though ransomware attacks are significantly declining, cyberattacks are on the rise, according to a new report from the global association ISACA.
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives wrote a joint letter June 5 to HHS Secretary Alex Azar voicing concerns and confusion about the status of the one-year-old Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, and HHS’...
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), security and privacy standards development and accreditation organization, announced this week a certification program for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (...
The AMA’s recent recommendation to HHS to eliminate its data security risk assessment requirement was a major misstep, as it failed to take into account how fundamental such work is in the current environment, argues cybersecurity expert Mac McMillan
Sarah Telford and Ahmadou Dicko were named the winners of this year’s Health Data Liberator award at the Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., for their work on the Humanitarian Data Exchange.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is seeking input and feedback from healthcare industry stakeholders on how to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities in legacy healthcare IT technologies and medical devices.
A new attack group, dubbed Orangeworm, is conducting targeted cyber attacks against healthcare organizations in the United States, Europe and Asia, according to a new report from researchers at cybersecurity firm Symantec.
Lakeland Health earned semifinalist status in the 2018 Healthcare Informatics' Innovator Awards program based on an enterprise-wide initiative to improve the organization's cybersecurity program, with cultural change being a key focus.
Thien Lam, CISO at BayCare Health System, shares his perspectives on some of the key issues facing CISOs in patient care organizations right now, including disaster recovery, business continuity, and network segmentation
Hackers can complete an entire data breach in under 15 hours, which includes exfiltrating data, according to a recent report, and 23 percent of hackers say they can complete a breach of a hospital or healthcare organization under five hours.
A recent survey of IT security leaders across a range of industries identified a security “patching paradox,” in which organizations plan to hire more resources for vulnerability response, yet most organizations are still using inefficient patching processes.
According to an article in the Finger Lakes Times posted Sunday, Finger Lakes Health officials confirmed on Friday that a payment was made following the “ransomware” attack that disabled the health system’s electronic systems for about a week.