Search Tag: Cyber Threats

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

Executive Health Management

American Thoracic Society (ATS) Conference 2020

2020 15 May

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Executive Health Management

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

IT Management

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

IT Management

Boost to England's health cyber security following £150 investment

2018 09 May

£150 million will be spent on NHS cyber security over the next three years¸ reducing the impact of an attack, announced t he Department of Health and Social Care. The department has announced a new multi-million pound Microsoft security package that will ensure all health and care organisations can use the most up-to-date software with... Read more

IT Management

Deception technology in battle against cyber-threats

2018 27 Mar

According to an annual study on privacy and security of healthcare data, Ponemon Institute reports that nearly 90 percent of healthcare organisations have been breached. More importantly, the approximate average cost of each data breach for these organisations is nearly $2.2 million. It is expected that in 2018, cyberattacks will become even more... Read more

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 13 Jun

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