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.
March 26, 2018 | Daniel Casey, president and CEO, Peoples United Insurance Agency
Given the escalating number of attacks and increasing financial costs, the rate of cyber insurance adoption is somewhat surprising. There are three myths about cyber insurance that are keeping more businesses from adding these policies.
Finger Lakes Health, a three-hospital healthcare delivery system in Geneva, New York, continues to use manual and paper processes following a ransomware attack over the weekend, according to local media reports.
A recent cybersecurity survey conducted by the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) found that 75 percent of healthcare organizations experienced a significant security incident in the past 12 months.
Healthcare IT Leaders from Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas shared insights on the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria—and what might be done to prepare for future hurricanes and other natural disasters
A new report from the CynergisTek IT security consulting firm finds that U.S. patient care organizations are ill-prepared to face accelerating cyber threats. The firm’s leaders strongly recommend advancements organized around the federal NIST cybersecurity...
As part of our Special Report on Cybersecurity, Mark Hagland examines how highly publicized cyberattacks are lending new urgency to calls for healthcare IT security leaders to fully develop their disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
On Friday at the Health IT Summit in San Diego, healthcare IT security leaders parsed some of the dramatic cyberattacks of the past year, and what’s been learned from them—and where CIOs, CISOs and their colleagues need to go from here