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Ten Ways to Keep Your Networks Hacker Proof

2020 26 Feb

  As healthcare continues to be a target for cyber attacks, the European Union cybersecurity agency the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has issued a guide of recommendations for protecting hospital computer networks.   You might also like: Staff Training Urgently Needed for HealthcareCybersecurity   Called... Read more

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Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more

IT Management

Common Healthcare Cyber Threats

2019 23 Oct

A new Proofpoint study, carried out between 2Q 2018 and 1Q 2019, provides more evidence that tactics employed by cybercriminals to attack healthcare organisations are changing frequently. While ransomware was used in many cyberattacks in 2Q 2018, ransomware incidents then took a sudden drop as cybercriminals gravitated to banking Trojans.  ... Read more

IT Management

Staff Training Urgently Needed for Healthcare Cybersecurity

2019 27 Aug

In healthcare, digitalisation is playing increasingly more important role in streamlining processes and workflows to improve patient care. Electronic health records (EHRs), for example, make it easier for clinicians to store and retrieve important patient data. It is estimated that nearly 86% of office-based physicians now use EHRs, according to... Read more

IT Management

Do you do these 7 things to get C-suite behind cyber-security?

2019 30 May

As the healthcare C-suite reshuffles its priorities and the responsibilities of its members, technology chiefs in a healthcare organisation can have a hard time getting their voice heard.   While the role of the CIO and CISO continues to take a more central position in decision-making, there can still sometimes be gaps in understanding... Read more

IT Management

CIO or business manager? Managing IT spend

2019 28 May

Budgetary constraint is a common problem that many healthcare IT executives (e.g., CIO and CTO) have to deal with. One such executive is Jake Dorst, Chief Information and Innovation Officer at Tahoe Forest Health System (THFS), who has candidly stated: "I have yet to have a fiscal budget approved where all the projects and funding requests were... Read more

Executive Health Management

Fighting cyber threats with a global community

2019 22 May

Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim to fight cyber threats through cooperation among healthcare stakeholders.     H-ISAC aims to foster trust and cooperation amongst members with the objective of achieving... Read more

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American Thoracic Society (ATS) Conference 2020

2020 15 May

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Check! Don’t get hooked!

2019 23 Apr

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon of choice for cyber attackers.   Phishing is one of the more popular methods used by scammers to access secure data. A phishing attack is when someone is tricked into providing access credentials or visiting... Read more

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Part 2: How to be one step ahead of healthcare cyber hackers

2019 03 Apr

  A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards rypto jacking replacing Ransomware. In part 2 of a 2-part interview,... Read more