A popular line of portable electrocardiographs contains vulnerabilities that allow hackers to execute commands and access sensitive information, federal authorities warn. Device manufacturer Hillrom Medical has released a patch and coordinated disclosure with CISA.
Worries among Democratic lawmakers that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn a key abortion ruling have led Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to introduce legislation that would ban data brokers from selling or transferring sensitive health and location data.
in the Frost Radar™ US Healthcare Cybersecurity Market
More than 90% of all healthcare organizations reported at least one security breach over the last 3 years. Robust cybersecurity has become a top priority and an essential requirement for all C-level healthcare executives. The most crucial challenges related to...
As shown by a recent survey conducted by the Information Security Media Group (ISMG) in conjunction with Palo Alto Networks and Accenture, patient care has never been more dependent on technology than it is today. We rely on technology to save lives, improve patient outcomes, expand quality and continuity of care,...
Federal regulators have signaled plans to release video guidance on the "recognized security practices" they will consider when taking HIPAA enforcement actions against organizations. New audio telehealth guidance was also unveiled.
Learn how you can implement a Zero Trust strategy in a healthcare environment through the support of Palo Alto Networks. This guide focuses on the unique needs of the healthcare industry, such as:
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Costa Rica's public health services agency was hit Tuesday by a ransomware attack allegedly launched by Hive. The incident comes after an April attack - reportedly by fellow Russian-backed group Conti - targeted multiple Costa Rican government agencies.
Every connected device is now considered a part of the Extended Internet of Things (XIoT). When securing XIoT devices that connect to networks, it can be hard to account for all the nuances required to secure them. What simplifies the process of delivering contextually aware threat detection and recommendations is an...
An effort to establish industry benchmarks for medical device cybersecurity maturity aims to help advance overall cybersecurity in the healthcare sector, says Rob Suárez, CISO of medical device maker Becton, Dickinson and Co. He discusses how to improve the state of medical device cybersecurity.
A new initiative aims to create a standards-based nationwide patient credential and matching ecosystem to ultimately improve matching patients with their electronic health information, says Scott Stuewe, CEO of DirectTrust, the nonprofit, vendor-neutral organization that is leading the effort.
Dennis Leber, CISO and CTO at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, says cybersecurity is not just a profession - it's a lifestyle. And as he leads this life, he finds one of today's biggest cybersecurity threats is not ransomware or IP theft - it's "the buzzword mentality."
A recent ransomware attack disclosed by a medication management systems provider is the latest reminder of persistent cybersecurity threats and risks facing healthcare supply chain and related vendors, as well as their customers. What's at stake?
Recent incidents affecting the sensitive information of tens of thousands of individuals underscore the ongoing threats and risks facing organizations that handle health and other delicate personal information, including a community health center and a social services agency.
The healthcare industry continues to be targeted by ransomware gangs, but there are efforts underway to help improve the health sector's information security resiliency. Errol Weiss of Health-ISAC says the industry as a whole lacks resources.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the sophisticated and well-coordinated groups behind the ransomware attacks on U.S. Hospitals raked in more than $100 million last year. Attacking the domestic healthcare industry is lucrative, especially against a susceptible target. Even worse, ransom payments are no guarantee...