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IT Management

Too confident about your cybersecurity?

2018 13 Nov

Despite budget constraints, the majority of healthcare IT professionals remain confident that their connected medical devices are protected from a cyberattack, according to Zingbox's 2018 healthcare security survey. The survey, which included 400 U.S.-based healthcare IT decision-makers and clinical engineers, found that 41 percent of these IT... Read more

IT Management

Shopping for cybersecurity insurance

2018 24 Oct

More healthcare organisations now include cybersecurity in their risk management plans, as they are increasingly aware how data breaches can adversely impact their operations. Many have turned to cyber insurance for coverage on breach-related burden.  An article in Healthcare IT News provides useful information and tips from insurance and risk... Read more

IT Management

5 steps to prepare for a cyber-attack

2018 09 Oct

"Being prepared is preventive medicine." Putting this principle in practice can help you stay calm and composed even during times of crisis, such as a cyber emergency.   Cyberattacks have become more common and pernicious. It would be wise for healthcare organisations to prepare for one in advance so they aren’t scrambling last minute and make... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Tiger to protect NATO secrets from eavesdropping

2018 01 Oct

International cybersecurity company Sectra announces that NATO has placed an order for the encrypted mobile phone Sectra Tiger/S 7401. With Sectra’s solution, NATO officials can communicate highly confidential information classified at the NATO SECRET security level without the risk of eavesdropping.  Sectra Tiger/S 7401 has been developed... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra’s medical IT operation receives national computer security certification in the UK

2018 21 Aug

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra  has received “Cyber Essentials” certification for complying with cybersecurity requirements for national procurements in the UK.  “Our combination of business operations within medical IT and information security is unique. Cybersecurity is where our roots are, as Sectra... Read more

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