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Why Cyber-Criminals Are Attacking Healthcare — And How To Stop Them

The last five years has seen a surge of attacks on the healthcare industry, with the largest breaches impacting as many as 80 million people. In July this year, it

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Isolated Recovery – Your Golden Ticket for Combatting Ransomware

By Bill Tolson, Vice President at  Archive360, Numerous organizations are currently reevaluating their data protection and security strategies given the number of ransomware attacks and security breaches that have continued

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Healthcare CISOs: Manage infosec risks and safeguard patient safety

Prominent CISOs from leading health systems and providers throughout the country have come together to establish the Provider Third Party Risk Management Council to develop, recommend and promote a series of practices

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Over 20 Flaws Discovered in Popular Healthcare Software

Multiple vulnerabilities in a popular healthcare software provider’s products may have put at risk the data of over 90 million patients. OpenEMR develops open source electronic health record (EHR) and

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Combatting daily security threats within the healthcare sector

Last year, we saw one of the most aggressive ransomware attacks on healthcare institutions around the world. WannaCry went viral on 12th May, causing widespread disruption to global IT systems and

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The Dawn of a New Digital Era for Healthcare Organizations

Earlier this year, the UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Jeremy Hunt signed off on the first official guidance specifically designed to help the UK’s National Health Service make

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How to Address Email Encryption and Data Security

With Facebook hearings, and privacy changes across the board, data privacy and security has been at the top of everybody’s mind in recent months. In exchange for the convenience of

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Phishing Attack Strikes UnityPoint Health

Iowa’s UnityPoint Health reported that it was the victim of a phishing attack, saying the attack put the sensitive information of 1.4 million patients at risk, according to local news media KCCI. The public

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Government bodies are at risk online

Hackers that target the government are interested in much more than just making a few bucks.It’s a statement that’s true for a lot of industries, but it’s different for the

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Securing healthcare organizations: The challenges CISOs face

Healthcare organizations are ideal targets for criminals looking to steal personal and other sensitive information, as the industry is lagging behind when it comes to cybersecurity. Healthcare breaches involving ransomware increase year-over-year, but this