Park DuValle Community Health Center paid hackers $70,000, after a ransomware attack locked down the medical records of about 20,000 patients for almost two months.Continue reading
Even as the number of organizations ready to adopt a cloud-based approach is rising, nearly a fifth of healthcare orgs surveyed said they’d consider moving their data from the cloud back on premises.Continue reading
A silver lining is that industry awareness has never been higher, researchers pointed outContinue reading
Ransomware incidents accounted for over 70 percent of all malware outbreaks in healthcare, according to Verizon’s 2019 reportContinue reading
In January 2018, the night shift at Hancock Regional Hospital watched its computers crash with deepest apologies. The 100-bed facility in the suburbs of Indianapolis got its CEO, Steve Long, out of bed.Continue reading
As required by section 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act, the Secretary must post a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals. The following breaches have been reported to the Secretary:Continue reading
Everyone knows that cyberattacks and breaches are a significant and increasing threat to healthcare. You may also know that healthcare is far and away the #1 target for hackers and accounts for 88% of all ransomware attacks, and growing rapidly. However, many hospitals misunderstand their level of business continuity preparedness for these unique types of crisis situations putting their patients and […]Continue reading
Cybersecurity issues are becoming a day-to-day struggle for businesses. Trends show a huge increase in hacked and breached data from sources that are increasingly common in the workplace, like mobile and IoT devices.
Additionally, recent research suggests that most companies have unprotected data and poor cybersecurity practices in place, making them vulnerable to data loss.
We’ve compiled 60 cybersecurity statistics to give you a better idea of the current state of overall security, and paint a picture of how potentially dire leaving your company unsecure can be.Continue reading
After the ordeal, executives at the company took some solace in knowing that insurance would help cover the costs. Or so they thought.
Mondelez’s insurer, Zurich Insurance, said it would not be sending a reimbursement check. It cited a common, but rarely used, clause in insurance contracts: the “war exclusion,” which protects insurers from being saddled with costs related to damage from war.Continue reading
Battle Creek, Mich.-based Brookside ENT and Hearing Center is shutting down after cyber hackers deleted all the practice’s patient records, WWMT, a CBS affiliate, reports.Continue reading