New H-ISAC Guidance Underscores the Importance of Identity-First Security

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Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate, Attivo Networks - Late last year, the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center ( H-ISAC ) released a new white paper focused on interoperability to help CISOs and other technology decision-makers navigate the 21st Century Cures Act. The ...
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Watch now: Protecting Data and AI in Healthcare Summit

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Carolyn Crandall, chief security advocate of Attivo Networks, joined a panel discussion that dug into the topic of AI and healthcare security: The risks faced by hospitals when it comes to IoMT (Networked medical devices and the cyber threat to those) and some best practices ...
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Looking Back on NH-ISAC ’18 Summit

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Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer & CMO It was great to attend the NH-ISAC 2018 Spring Summit last week in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL as Grand Round Sponsors. This year’s conference was primarily focused on fostering and building relationships within the trusted healthcare ...
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A New Approach To Threat Detection Helps Get Ahead Of Cyberattackers for Healthcare

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Cybertheft of PHI (protected health information) is on the rise. Ponemon Institute reports in its Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data nearly 90 percent of all healthcare organizations have suffered at least one data breach in the last two years. ...
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Qakbot Malware… It’s Back, Nastier Than Ever, and with a BullsEye on Healthcare

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Be thankful if you haven’t heard the name or encountered Qakbot or Pinkslipbot, which are variants of this malware. It is a particularly nasty and evasive form of malware that is self-propagating. It is known to copy itself on the network and onto removable drives, ...
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UCLA Joins List of Largest Health Data Breaches of 2015

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Health data breaches continue to be a concern for the healthcare industry. Three quarters of the way through 2015, there have been a reported 180 health data breaches, the largest of which have affected over 78 million patients. According to the Department of Health and ...
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1.5M Patients across Indiana Impacted by Data Breach

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Hackers attacked Medical Information Engineering, a company based in Fort Wayne, Ind. that handles record services for radiology centers and healthcare providers. Read More.
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2015 Healthcare Information Security Today Survey

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Update on the Continuing Efforts to Protect Patient Data Healthcare organizations must comply with federal HIPAA regulations to protect patient data. But the ever-changing threat landscape requires more robust security risk management programs that can defend against the unknown. So how are healthcare entities doing ...
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Citing hacking risk, FDA says Hospira pump shouldn’t be used

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The federal government says health care facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because of its vulnerability to hacking. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product because of a cybersecurity ...
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2015 Most Wired Benchmarking Survey Reveals Data Security is Main Focus for Hospitals

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Each year the American Hospital Association (AHA) assesses the state of health IT by conducting a survey of U.S hospitals. This week the results of the 17th Annual Healthcare’s ‘Most Wired’ Survey were published. The survey data show hospitals are serious about data security, with ...
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