By Matt Fisher – sits down with Mac McMillan, the Chairman, CEO and co-founder of CynergisTek, Inc., to discuss cybersecurity issues facing the healthcare industry. The discussion focused on ransomware, the role of data in healthcare, which includes where generated and how utilized, and how to manage access to data.Read More
By Irv H. Lichtenwald – Mathematically, the gap between $3.6 million and $17,000 is a chasm. This is something you know well if you’re Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, which paid the latter number to unlock patient data held hostage by malicious hackers using ransomware.
By Art Gross – Last month a hospital in Hollywood, CA was a victim of a ransomware attack that left computers unusable for over a week. According to a ZDNet article, the Southern California hospital was unable to practice its usual day-to-day operations.