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September 26, 2018
Chris Nerney

Report: Connected medical devices vulnerable to hackers

Hackers can “trick” medical devices into sharing detailed information about the device’s inner workings, according to healthcare IoT security vendor Zingbox.
August 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Another great reason for healthcare providers to phase out fax machines

Security vendor Check Point shows how hackers can infiltrate an entire network with a fax number and phone line.
November 09, 2017
Chris Nerney

Connected care comes at a cost: More security threats

Unisys report: “As more providers utilize personal or hand-held devices to access data, extremely valuable patient data is more vulnerable to cyber threats."
January 31, 2017
Chris Nerney

A sobering forecast on healthcare security breaches

Forrester Research predicts healthcare breaches will become increasingly large and common.
January 04, 2017
Chris Nerney

Patients fear data sharing threatens privacy, survey shows

Recent reports of data hacking and growing concerns that providers aren’t doing enough to protect patient privacy are making most U.S. consumers “skeptical of the overall benefits of health information technologies such as patient portals, mobile apps, and electronic health records,” according to a new survey.
January 03, 2017
Chris Nerney

When hackers have easier access to health data than patients

Authors of New York Times opinion piece argue that patients should have control over their digital medical records.
December 13, 2016
Chris Nerney

Healthcare IT pros overconfident about breach detection capabilities, survey shows

Too many healthcare organizations are failing to implement basic security controls, according to Tripwire survey.
December 05, 2016
Chris Nerney

Dire warning: Healthcare cyberattacks will get much worse

Former NSA official: "Most companies, even big ones, don’t know what’s going on in their networks. This should cause some soul-searching.”