Search Tag: Cyber Security

IT Management

Major Health IT Event Opens with Recognition of Most Digitally Mature Hospitals

2016 24 Nov

The World of Health IT (WoHIT) has opened its doors to over 1,000 healthcare IT professionals from across 25 different countries worldwide today. Covering a range of the hottest topics in the industry, from mHealth and cybersecurity to genomics and integrated care, WoHIT has gathered the whole of the European and global eHealth community together. Steve... Read more

IT Management

EHI Live 2016

2016 02 Sep

THE UK’S LARGEST DIGITAL HEALTH SHOW AND ONLY DEDICATED INDUSTRY AWARDSEhi Live is where the UK’s eHealth community comes together to discuss and discover the latest challenges and developments in healthcare IT. A key event in the calendars of all those involved in digital health, ehi live provides a lucrative platform for solution and technology providers... Read more

IT Management

Departmental Reorganisation for Better IT Security

2016 11 Apr

As part of a drive to bolster IT security, The Henry Ford Health System is taking important steps in the positioning of its departments. Eighteen months ago, the Detroit-based health system moved its clinical engineering department into the IT department to effectively manage 60, 000 medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The move has improved cybersecurity.... Read more

IT Management

IDC Forum: Staff Training Critical for IT Security

2016 30 Mar

The ‘good guys’ are much more organised and targeted than the ‘bad guys’ which is contributing to the rise in data breaches around the globe,  Paschalis Pissarides, of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) said at the IDC IT Management Forum in Nicosia. “This is war and we must use military tactics and strategy to win it,” he... Read more

IT Management

How to Defend Against a Cyber Attack

2016 29 Feb

Recent malware attacks on a hospital in Hollywood and a second in Germany have highlighted the role of human error in paralysing the IT of healthcare and the urgent need to train staff to recognise a cyber-threat. Last month Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre was forced to pay ransom after malware froze its IT systems while Lucas Hospital reverted to... Read more

IT Management

New Cyber security Threat: 'Locky’

2016 29 Feb

Following the recent ransomware incident at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre, that saw the facility paying out $17, 000 in to regain access to IT systems, a new threat has been spotted. Named ‘Locky’, it is a virus that is delivered in an email attachment disguised as a Microsoft Word invoice. Once a user opens it and enables macros, it encrypts... Read more


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