Search Tag: Cybercrime

IT Management

2017 31 Jul

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would be holistic... Read more

Health Management

When a Cybercrime Takes Place - Who's to Blame?

2017 07 May

When cybersecurity is breached and sensitive data is compromised, who should be held responsible - the hacker or the victim?   When money is deposited into a U.S. bank and someone steals it, the money remains secured and the bank must honour its obligation to return the funds. Even if the bank goes out of business or into bankruptcy, each customer is... Read more

IT Management

Europol Cybercrime Report Published

2016 27 Sep

Europol published its much – anticipated annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report on Wednesday providing a frontline view for healthcare on how the cybersecurity threat is evolving and what organisations can do to fight it. The assessment focuses on important developments and emerging threats in cybercrime activity mostly from... Read more

Health Management

No More Ransom

2016 25 Aug

There are two simple yet effective preventive measures ‏that a public or private enterprise must put into place ‏to stop cybercriminals in their tracks says Europol; ‏practice pristine digital hygiene and keep anti-virus protection ‏up-to-date.   While these steps should be taken as the bare minimum ‏to protect an organisation, if the dramatic increase... Read more

Health Management

Medical Device Cybersecurity

2016 25 Aug

WHEN WILL YOUR PACEMAKER BE HACKED ?In 2013, the Washington Post (among other news outlets) ‏reported that Vice President Dick Cheney’s cardiac ‏pacemaker had its wireless capabilities disabled when ‏implanted in 2007 to eliminate any potential cyberintrusion ‏threat (Peterson, 2013). This old headline, with the more ‏recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more