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Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 1, 2016

2016 27 Feb

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Health Management

Big Drama in IT Security!

2016 27 Feb

Recent Hospital Virus Attacks Trigger Call to Redefine IT SecurityRecent cases of cyber-attacks, intentionally breaching the security infrastructures of hospitals around the globe, have raised serious questions about how to tackle such malicious invasions. no matter if it was for financial gain or the simple thrill of having broken through the iron-clad... Read more

IT Management

IT Security Complacency High

2015 20 Oct

Many healthcare professionals believe criminals are increasingly targeting health IT systems; however, only 10 percent or less of healthcare organisations' IT budget goes toward cybersecurity and protecting their patients' highly sensitive information, according to a new study from Trustwave. The survey was conducted to measure the challenges facing... Read more

ICU Management

Mass Casualty Events: Survival Strategies

2015 29 Sep

A new compendium of strategies to enhance survival of victims from mass casualty events has been released as a supplement to the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. The report, "Strategies to Enhance Survival in Active Shooter and Intentional Mass Casualty Events: A Compendium", contains recommendations from the Joint Committee to Create a... Read more

IT Management

Dummy Network Could Protect Against Hackers

2015 12 Sep

With cyberattacks on the rise, a California-based security vendor now provides "deception technology" to better protect IT systems. The technology is used to detect bots and APTs inside the network, data centre, and cloud before the data is breached. Tech startup Attivo Networks specialises in creating a complete “site of deception” inside a network.... Read more

IT Management

Only Half of Healthcare Leaders Feel Cyberattack Protected

2015 06 Sep

Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their information technology has been compromised by cyberattacks during the past two years, according to a recent survey by KPMG. In addition, only half of those executives say they are ready to defend against future attacks. These attacks may put sensitive patient data at risk of exposure, the KPMG report... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS: 87% of Providers Invest in Data Protection vs. New Threats

2015 04 Jul

Healthcare providers take the issue of cybersecurity seriously, and most of them (87 percent) have implemented new technology and personnel to guard against cyberattacks, results of the 2015 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey show. Two-thirds of those surveyed also indicated that their organisations had experienced a significant security incident recently.... Read more

IT Management

How Safe is That Robot Doing Your Surgery?

2015 11 May

Researchers at University of Washington have conducted a series of experiments revealing vulnerabilities of next generation teleoperated surgical robots. The aim was to test how some forms of cyberattacks could hijack remotely-controlled operations in the future and to make those systems more secure.Use of teleoperated robots, which are controlled by... Read more


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