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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

New Study Reveals Majority of Healthcare Organizations Lack Resources to Manage Data Breaches

Posted on: May 19, 2016 by Chris Murray

The “Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security” by the Ponemon Institute reveals that healthcare organizations have experienced an increased frequency of breaches. Many of them lack the money and resources to manage data breaches caused by evolving cyber threats, preventable mistakes, and other dangers. The study surveyed healthcare organizations and business associates (BA) to […] Read More

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Mitigating Ransomware Risks at Healthcare Facilities

Posted on: March 17, 2016 by Chris Murray

Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles, California recently made news when it was forced to pay forty bitcoins – that’s about $17,000 USD – to regain access to its electronic medical health records.  Hackers seized control of the hospital’s computer systems and would only give back access when the money was paid. The hackers used […] Read More

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Healthcare Cyber Risks: Protecting Patient’s Information

Posted on: January 16, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

  Healthcare Cyber Risks: Protecting Patient’s Information Healthcare facilities and organizations, according to Experian, accounted for about 42% of all major data breaches that were reported in 2014. Expectations are that this number will continue to increase as cyber criminals become increasingly more sophisticated in their attacks. Going into 2015, organizations are looking to increase […] Read More

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