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IT Management

New ransomware threats

2017 12 Sep

Hackers and cybercriminals always try to outsmart their targets. The best way to keep your organisation safe is to stay one step ahead of these attackers, according to an IT expert. "There's a new ransomware variant making the rounds, and it may prove more productive for attackers and more problematic for healthcare security teams. Rather than the... Read more

IT Management

Hackers Target Junior Staff

2017 28 Jun

Cybercriminals are adjusting their social engineering tactics to focus on the more vulnerable members of an organisation: the junior staff. While top executives who usually have wide-ranging digital access can be considered as prime targets, they also are likely more capable of protecting themselves and their assets against possible phishing attacks.... Read more

IT Management

Hackers Shift Focus to Unstructured Data

2017 03 Apr

The number of healthcare records accessed by cyberattacks in 2016 is lower compared to the previous year's tally, according to a new report from IBM. In total, 12 million records were compromised in healthcare – keeping it out of the top five most-breached industries in 2016. See Also : 10 Ways to Enhance Cybersecurity Protection The report,... Read more

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Biggest Health Data Hacks of 2016

2016 27 Dec

  Cybercriminals were able to break into records of nine providers and a business associate in 2016. The number of records accessed was down significantly from 2015, when cyberattacks hit large insurers.      The Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services has compiled a list of the top 10 healthcare data breaches... Read more