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2019 Forecast: Healthcare Cybersecurity

Posted on: January 11, 2019 by Chris Murray

Over the past decade, the healthcare industry has come to rely on computer-based systems to deliver care. The industry is a leader in terms of integrating systems, utilizing digital records and analytical tools to better address the needs of patients. With such a reliance on computerized systems, however, the healthcare industry faces significant risks, especially […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability Healthcare

A Business’s Cybersecurity Checklist for National Computer Security Day

Posted on: November 30, 2018 by Chris Murray

Across the country, businesses rely on computer systems in their daily operations. From point-of-sale devices to complex inventory control and communication infrastructure, manufacturing processes, and customer engagement, computer systems are critical components of the modern business picture. In recognition of National Computer Security Day, celebrated November 30, there are several aspects that businesses should employ […] Read More

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How to Best Integrate Technology in Senior Care

Posted on: September 28, 2018 by Chris Murray

Advanced technologies are being implemented in assisted living facilities across the country. These technologies improve resident safety, streamline delivery of services, and serve to manage healthcare records in an efficient and secure manner. Unfortunately, as new technologies are adopted, new risks emerge. Considerations of resident privacy and data security are at the forefront of risk […] Read More

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The Pros and Cons of Smart Technology in Healthcare Facilities

Posted on: September 21, 2018 by Chris Murray

Tremendous advances have been made in the healthcare field over the past decade. Digital diagnostic and recordkeeping systems have streamlined care for patients of every age. Technologies that make it easier to monitor patient activities have been employed in facilities around the world. Some of the same technologies used by healthcare providers have also found […] Read More

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Breaking Down the First- and Third-Party Costs of a Cyber-Attack

Posted on: August 31, 2018 by Chris Murray

In today’s business world, organizations of all kinds rely on computerized systems to provide services to customers. Data collection and transmission between organizations, such as in banking, healthcare, or insurance, facilitates efficient operation. Unfortunately, as more companies leverage the power of IT systems to do business, the risk of a data breach grows. Data breaches […] Read More

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Home Health Care Breach Affects Over 80,000 Patients

Posted on: August 24, 2018 by Chris Murray

As more and more healthcare organizations digitize patient records, the risk for a data breach grows. In recent years, hackers have exposed the personal information of millions of people, and these breaches have occurred across industries, including the healthcare field. In June 2018, Canada-based home care services provider CarePartners announced an unusual data breach in […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability Home Health Care

Machine Learning in Home Health Care: The Rewards and the Risks

Posted on: July 20, 2018 by Chris Murray

Around the world, the technology industry has applied artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to create new ways of analyzing data. The major search engines have incorporated AI technology to better understand what searchers are looking for and how to provide answers to questions. The medical field uses this innovative data analysis tool to promote […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability Home Health Care

Top Reasons for Buying Cyber Liability Insurance

Posted on: May 16, 2018 by Caitlin Morgan

This blog was originally published on November 26, 2014. It was updated and re-published on May 16, 2018. In this day and age, we can’t stress enough the importance of businesses purchasing Cyber Liability insurance. As we have written many times, all industry segments are affected by cyber threats – from healthcare and medical facilities […] Read More

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Cyber Liability: Managing A Data Breach Incident

Posted on: February 9, 2018 by Chris Murray

This blog was originally published on February 3, 2015. It has been updated as of February 9, 2018. If a data breach were to occur—putting at risk the potential for sensitive, protected or confidential data (such as personal health information, personally identifiable information, trade secrets or intellectual property) to be viewed, stolen or used by […] Read More

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The Importance of Network Security for Health Care Facilities

Posted on: July 6, 2017 by Chris Murray

Multiple large-scale cyber attacks in recent months have affected businesses and individuals worldwide and left people on edge about potential future threats. May 2017’s WannaCry attack in particular has had an impact on healthcare facilities; the United Kingdom’s National Health Service hospitals were hit by the ransomware and an estimated 70,000 devices were affected. This […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability Healthcare Healthcare Facilities