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.Read More
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.
By Art Gross – Ransomware is not a new type of cyber-attack. In fact, it’s been around for years, but don’t let its age fool you; ransomware is not “yesterday’s news”. Ransomware is just as alive as ever before, continuing to dominate industries across the globe, and healthcare is not immune from its threat.
By Art Gross – Dr. William Scalf told a local news outlet, WWMT West Michigan, that hackers locked the files at Brookside ENT and Hearing Center, demanding $6,500 for the decryption key to regain access to their files.
By Art Gross – Cybercriminals target businesses of all industries and sizes, however, it seems as though their sights are set more on small and medium-sized businesses than large corporations.