Search Tag: Cyber Threats

IT Management

Cyber Attack Insurance: The Facts

2017 08 Aug

Even with more resources invested to boost cybersecurity, hospitals are not immune to costly cyberattacks. And as cyber threats increase in frequency, the healthcare industry remains extremely vulnerable, according to experts.Hacking attacks wreak havoc with information systems and data; in turn hospitals face stiff fines tied to data breaches. That’s... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity Training for Leaders and Executives

2017 25 Jul

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IT Management

Improving Cybersecurity Through Public-Private Coordination

2017 12 Jun

A unified effort by both the public and private sectors is critical to countering the growing cyber threats that are putting patient information and safety at risk, according to a report from the U.S. Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force. The report contains more than 100 recommendations to help increase cybersecurity across the healthcare... Read more

IMAGING Management

BIR Statement : Thank you to Radiology Departments During NHS Cyber Attack

2017 24 May

The BIR applauds radiology and oncology teams who were faced with unprecedented challenges during the recent ransomware attack on NHS trusts across the UK. PACS teams, radiologists, radiographers, registrars and I.T. teams worked through the nights and weekend to begin isolating damage, restoring systems and ensuring the safety of patients was not compromised. Alexander... Read more

IT Management

10 Ways to Enhance Cybersecurity Protection

2017 24 Jan

2016 was marked by a number of cybersecurity mishaps that caused health data records to be exposed or stolen. The healthcare industry has taken steps to secure its vulnerabilities, but IT security experts say much more needs to be done to protect valuable patient data and keep it out of cybercriminals' hands.See Also: Cloud Security Toughest Role for... Read more

IT Management

Sectra & Energy Company Enter Partnership for Increased Security of Society’s Critical IT Systems

2016 04 Apr

Sectra (STO: SECT B) has entered into a strategic partnership with a Swedish energy company for increased security of critical IT systems. The partnership encompasses the development and testing of a monitoring service for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems in energy distribution.Growing use of IT and the connection of IT systems... Read more