Cybersecurity

The ‘Appropriate’ Use of Analytics for Breach Detection

The appropriate use of predictive analytics, going beyond a “set it and forget it” approach, could dramatically improve breach detection, says Teresa Grogan, CIO of the consultancy VertitechIT.”These tools have been out for a while, and the AI artificial intelligence gets better and better,” she says in an interview with Information Security Media Group. “But

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Forget WannaCry, staff themselves pose a risk to healthcare data

More than half of all healthcare data breaches reported during 2017 could be traced back to people on the inside of victim organisations, according to an annual study by Verizon.The company’s latest Protected Health Information Data Breach Report (PHIDBR) looked at 1,368 mostly US examples, identifying 782 (57.5 per cent) as having an insider element.A

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Healthcare Cybersecurity: Helping the Little Guy

The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council’s Cybersecurity Working Group has written a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services asking for the change.HSCC includes 198 healthcare organizations, companies and associations from across the healthcare industry who are working in collaboration with the government to develop and implement ways to strengthen the

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Short read: If cyber infection created disease, we’d be dead. Taking it seriously?

It was in the late 1840s when Ignaz Semmelweis, as head of the maternity services in a Vienna hospital, observed that women cared for by physicians were more likely to die (13-18%) from infection than women cared for by midwives (2%). Recognising that infection control was critical, he implemented mandatory handwashing that brought mortality rate

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How Healthcare Leaders Are Braving Turbulent Times – Healthcare MBA GWU

Infographics How Healthcare Leaders Are Braving Turbulent Times Healthcare is a remarkably turbulent industry, especially now. It’s an industry made to contend with not only the rising costs of drugs, but also with new and restrictive tax reforms as well as the constant threat of cybersecurity attacks. Many people have perspective, opinions, and even suggestions

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Introducing DocbookMD One-Way Paging

The healthcare communication landscape is evolving. Now more than ever, healthcare professionals need communication tools that can deliver uncompromised mobility, reliability, and security, within the convenience of a mobile application. Consequently, smartphone usage within medical practices is increasing, and the reliance on pagers is decreasing.

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Patient data exposed for months after phishing attack on Sunspire

Employees fell victim to a targeted phishing campaign, which may have exposed sensitive data for some patients, including Social Security numbers and health insurance information. Several employees of Sunspire Health, a nationwide network of addiction treatment facilities, fell victim to a phishing email campaign, which may have exposed personal patient information for about two months.Hackers

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