Search Tag: cybersecurity

IT Management

2024 23 May

  In the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, the emergence of ransomware gangs poses a significant challenge to the security of critical infrastructure and healthcare organisations worldwide. Among these groups, Black Basta has quickly risen to infamy, recently securing the second spot among the most notorious ransomware gangs, trailing only...Read more

IT Management

2024 23 May

  In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, a recent study conducted by SOAX, leveraging data from the Identity Theft Resource Center , has shed light on the industries most prone to cyberattacks. The findings reveal a concerning trend, with certain sectors facing heightened risks, necessitating immediate action to bolster their defence...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 23 May

  In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, a recent study conducted by SOAX, leveraging data from the Identity Theft Resource Center , has shed light on the industries most prone to cyberattacks. The findings reveal a concerning trend, with certain sectors facing heightened risks, necessitating immediate action to bolster their defence...Read more

IT Management

2024 23 May

  The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) has ordered additional units of the mobile encryption system Sectra Tiger from international cybersecurity and medical imaging IT company  Sectra . The NCI Agency has also extended its support contract with Sectra for another five years.    “NATO has been using Sectra’s solutions for...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 23 May

  The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) has ordered additional units of the mobile encryption system Sectra Tiger from international cybersecurity and medical imaging IT company  Sectra . The NCI Agency has also extended its support contract with Sectra for another five years.    “NATO has been using Sectra’s solutions for...Read more

IT Management

2024 21 May

  In an era where digital threats loom large over the healthcare sector, safeguarding patient care has become more critical than ever. Recently, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) branch, unveiled a groundbreaking program to fortify hospitals against cyberattacks. The Universal...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 21 May

  In an era where digital threats loom large over the healthcare sector, safeguarding patient care has become more critical than ever. Recently, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) branch, unveiled a groundbreaking program to fortify hospitals against cyberattacks. The Universal...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 30 Apr

  Inadequate cybersecurity within healthcare systems poses a significant threat to patient safety. This assertion, supported by the American Hospital Association, underscores the urgent need for aligning cybersecurity initiatives with patient safety protocols to protect both patient well-being and network integrity. Brian Heersink, the IT Director...Read more

IT Management

2024 25 Apr

  The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), and the Netherlands’ National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NL) have collaborated to release a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) detailing the known indicators of compromise (IOCs) and tactics,...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 25 Apr

  The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), and the Netherlands’ National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NL) have collaborated to release a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) detailing the known indicators of compromise (IOCs) and tactics,...Read more

IT Management

2024 16 Apr

  Twist in the Change Healthcare Cyberattack: New Menace Emerges Across the landscape of healthcare cybersecurity this week, a looming specter of a potential double-extortion attack by RansomHub has emerged concerning Change Healthcare in the wake of the February cyberattack by ALPHV. The narrative surrounding the Change Healthcare breach has...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 16 Apr

  Twist in the Change Healthcare Cyberattack: New Menace Emerges Across the landscape of healthcare cybersecurity this week, a looming specter of a potential double-extortion attack by RansomHub has emerged concerning Change Healthcare in the wake of the February cyberattack by ALPHV. The narrative surrounding the Change Healthcare breach has...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 16 Apr

  Twist in the Change Healthcare Cyberattack: New Menace Emerges Across the landscape of healthcare cybersecurity this week, a looming specter of a potential double-extortion attack by RansomHub has emerged concerning Change Healthcare in the wake of the February cyberattack by ALPHV. The narrative surrounding the Change Healthcare breach has...Read more

IT Management

2024 11 Apr

  The ransomware attack on UnitedHealth's subsidiary, Change Healthcare, has spotlighted the growing attractiveness of the data-rich U.S. healthcare industry to cybercriminals. This incident, which left thousands of doctors, hospitals, and health providers unpaid due to billing system disruptions, has prompted the U.S. Department of Health and Human...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 11 Apr

  The ransomware attack on UnitedHealth's subsidiary, Change Healthcare, has spotlighted the growing attractiveness of the data-rich U.S. healthcare industry to cybercriminals. This incident, which left thousands of doctors, hospitals, and health providers unpaid due to billing system disruptions, has prompted the U.S. Department of Health and Human...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 11 Apr

  The ransomware attack on UnitedHealth's subsidiary, Change Healthcare, has spotlighted the growing attractiveness of the data-rich U.S. healthcare industry to cybercriminals. This incident, which left thousands of doctors, hospitals, and health providers unpaid due to billing system disruptions, has prompted the U.S. Department of Health and Human...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 04 Apr

Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA   Rick Pollack, the president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, addressed the Change Healthcare cyberattack at the Hospital + Healthcare Association of Pennsylvania Leadership Summit. The cyberattack, which was first reported on February 21, has been labelled by the American Hospital Association...Read more

IT Management

2024 26 Mar

  The EU and the Republic of Korea held the second Digital partnership Council in Brussels. The Council was co-chaired by Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry  Breton , and by Korean Minister for Science and Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Lee Jong-Ho.   During the ministerial meeting, the EU and Korea reaffirmed their...Read more

Artificial Intelligence

2024 26 Mar

  The EU and the Republic of Korea held the second Digital partnership Council in Brussels. The Council was co-chaired by Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry  Breton , and by Korean Minister for Science and Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Lee Jong-Ho.   During the ministerial meeting, the EU and Korea reaffirmed their...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 26 Mar

  The EU and the Republic of Korea held the second Digital partnership Council in Brussels. The Council was co-chaired by Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry  Breton , and by Korean Minister for Science and Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Lee Jong-Ho.   During the ministerial meeting, the EU and Korea reaffirmed their...Read more

Digital Transformation

2024 26 Mar

  The EU and the Republic of Korea held the second Digital partnership Council in Brussels. The Council was co-chaired by Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry  Breton , and by Korean Minister for Science and Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Lee Jong-Ho.   During the ministerial meeting, the EU and Korea reaffirmed their...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 20 Mar

  The first step in this focused initiative includes an analysis of similarities and differences between the recommendations of the DHS Report on Harmonization of Cyber Incident Reporting to the Federal Government and the cybersecurity incident reporting framework under the NIS 2 Directive in the EU.   European Commission’s Directorate General...Read more

IT Management

2024 19 Mar

  In the era of digital transformation, cloud data storage has emerged as a vital tool for efficiently managing sensitive patient information in the healthcare sector. However, this convenience comes with a pressing need for stringent security measures to safeguard against unauthorised access and potential breaches. This article explores the complexities...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 19 Mar

  In the era of digital transformation, cloud data storage has emerged as a vital tool for efficiently managing sensitive patient information in the healthcare sector. However, this convenience comes with a pressing need for stringent security measures to safeguard against unauthorised access and potential breaches. This article explores the complexities...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 15 Mar

  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has initiated an investigation into the recent ransomware attack on Change Healthcare, following weeks of disruptions to healthcare and billing operations nationwide. The announcement comes after a meeting between White House officials, medical industry representatives, HHS Secretary Xavier...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 14 Mar

  The efficient management of identities and access has become central to digital business. It determines the speed and agility with which an organization is able to operate or pursue new goals; it underpins employee productivity and enables operational efficiencies; and it is key to security, privacy, and compliance. Most organizations have deployed...Read more

IT Management

2025 16 Feb

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IT Management

2024 05 Mar

  Recent cyberattacks in France  and Romania , as well as the Change Healthcare ransomware, have brought attention to the growing issue of healthcare cybersecurity, and the steps needed to mitigate this risk. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently released a survey presenting insights from 229 healthcare cybersecurity...Read more

Cybersecurity

2024 05 Mar

  Recent cyberattacks in France  and Romania , as well as the Change Healthcare ransomware, have brought attention to the growing issue of healthcare cybersecurity, and the steps needed to mitigate this risk. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently released a survey presenting insights from 229 healthcare cybersecurity...Read more

IT Management

2024 14 Feb

  In a significant cybersecurity incident, nearly half of France's population had their data exposed in a large-scale cyber attack on the healthcare payment services Viamedis and Almerys.   This revelation comes from the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL), which announced that both data breaches impacted 33 million people...Read more