July 05, 2017
Chris Nerney

This hospital has to replace its entire computer system after cyberattack

Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia says nearly 1,300 hard drives inaccessible after being struck by wiper malware.
May 30, 2017
Chris Nerney

What percentage of hospitals annually test medical device security? You don’t want to know

Survey shows alarming lack of testing, despite strong concerns about imminent breaches of medical devices.
April 20, 2017
Chris Nerney

Hacking attacks against providers soared in 2016

Breaches of protected health information were up 320 percent last year, a new report shows.
July 11, 2017
Chris Nerney

How AI is making connected care more secure

Artificial intelligence is being integrated into healthcare provider networks to augment traditional security tools and processes.
November 29, 2016
Chris Nerney

The perils of connected health are increasing, cybersecurity expert says

Healthcare IT security pros must understand emerging threats and the motives of attackers.
March 23, 2016
Chris Nerney

Is this the year of hospital ransomware attacks?

Several weeks ago the computer systems of a Los Angeles hospital were taken hostage electronically by hackers who demanded $3.6 million in Bitcoin before the facility could regain control of its data and network.
May 20, 2017
Chris Nerney

HHS report: Most hospitals lack an IT security specialist

“There just aren’t enough chief information security officers on the planet to fill all of the needed positions.”
May 01, 2017
Chris Nerney

Greed, fun, and bungling: Why insiders are the biggest threat to healthcare data

Internal 'threat actors' triggered more than two-thirds of healthcare industry security incidents last year, according to a Verizon breach analysis.
January 31, 2017
Chris Nerney

A sobering forecast on healthcare security breaches

Forrester Research predicts healthcare breaches will become increasingly large and common.
August 02, 2017
Chris Nerney

Connected care increases hacker danger

"Healthcare providers tend to under-prioritize security and privacy. However, software vendors are making life pretty difficult on their customers in this area.”