By Paul Nadrag – By now, all hospitals and health systems are aware of ransomware-related cyberattacks where a hacker will gain control of a computer network, data center or cloud server and encrypt the data, effectively blocking access until a ransom is paid.Read More
By Matt Fisher – It used to be that almost a day could not go by without the report of a phishing attack. Now seemingly a day cannot go by without a ransomware attack being reported. While phishing may be a route in, it is not the only way to get past an organization’s defenses.
By Lee Barrett – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the healthcare industry as we know it – from the physical way care is administered to the adoption of emerging technologies used to triage and monitor those infected.
By Art Gross – We are all affected by bad cyber health. Pay attention, the health of your business depends on it. Wherever you fall in the food chain of the healthcare industry, cybersecurity needs to be at the forefront of your mind.
By Art Gross – “Doctor, How Bad Is It?” “I’m not sure, I can’t access your medical records to tell you exactly what the prognosis is.” Recently, this is what Virtual Care Provider had to tell its clients; that the technology services that they were providing were on hacker hiatus.
By Clyde Hewitt – Breaking news – ransomware is significantly disrupting healthcare organizations. This headline should appear flippant to senior leaders, especially when we are receiving weekly reports of yet another healthcare organization falling victim.
By Anthony Murray – National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, initiated by the National Cybersecurity Division within the Department of Homeland Security and the nonprofit National Cyber Security Alliance, is observed in October.
By Art Gross – Cybercriminals continue to flex their muscles on the healthcare industry with ransomware hitting an Ohio medical practice earlier this month. NEO Urology in Boardman, Ohio, suffered a complex ransomware attack, with hackers encrypting the organization’s entire computer system.
By Art Gross – In 2018, 71% of ransomware attacks targeted small businesses, according to a report by Beazley Breach Response Services. It’s clear that small businesses are a cybercriminals favorite target, yet many remain unprepared to handle a cyber-attack.