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IT Management

Cybersecurity tips for insider threats

2018 14 Aug

Healthcare organisations need to take insider security threats seriously. As noted in a recent Verizon report, 60 percent of healthcare data breaches involve insiders. There are two types of insider threats that healthcare organisations can face: malicious and accidental. Malicious actors aim to do harm; unintentional insiders are often employees... Read more

IT Management

How to waste time and money - don't invest in cybersecurity

2018 17 Jul

Data breaches impose higher financial burden on healthcare in comparison to other sectors, according to a new report, which underscores the need for organisations to invest in cybersecurity technologies to counter hacking threats. According to Ponemon's "Cost of a Data Breach Report", a breach in financial services, the second most expensive... Read more

IT Management

2018 04 Jun

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... Read more

Executive Health Management

General Data Protection Regulation and healthcare

2018 23 May

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... Read more

IT Management

2018 18 May

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... Read more

Cardiology Management

Protecting cardiac devices against hacking

2018 14 Mar

Medical devices have been targets of hacking for over a decade, and this cybersecurity issue has affected many types of medical devices. In light of recent incidents involving the potential for hacking of cardiac devices (i.e., pacemakers and defibrillators), the American College of Cardiology’s Electrophysiology Section Council has published a paper... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra's Nine-month Interim Report: Sectra Tops Customer Satisfaction for Fifth Consecutive Year

2018 11 Mar

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra reported increased order bookings and net sales compared with the year-earlier period. The earnings trend for the Group as a whole was stable. Sectra's financial focus is to increase its operating profit per share while maintaining its operating margin, and Sectra's financial performance... Read more

IT Management

FT Cyber Security Summit

2018 15 Oct

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IT Management

Medical device security: keep calm and stop clicking

2018 13 Feb

Cybersecurity of medical devices is on top of ECRI Institute's 2018 list of top 10 challenges facing healthcare. And experts from the independent nonprofit organisation offer practical guidance for its member hospitals to protect medical devices against security threats. “We really need to make sure that there are appropriate resources for... Read more

Health Management

Committing to the future of medicine

2018 25 Jan

T h e f u t u r e i s n o t s o f ar o f f a s a n e w bo o k o n f u t u r e he al t h c a r e s h o ws A new book r eleased by Jacobs Institu t e has its finger on the pulse of th e lightning-speed changes... Read more