Privacy & Security

The notorious Locky ransomware had been thought dead, until a massive uptick in infections this August.
The company poses PicSafe, launched today, as an antidote to unsafe image sharing between doctors.
There is further information on the firmware update available online, or Abbott's hotline at 800-722-3774.
“Culture eats technology for breakfast…this is a human problem," Harnish says of the fight for higher cybersecurity standards in hospitals.
“It’s not just an IT issue…there has to be a coordinated and integrated process to understand the vulnerabilities,” Bertine Colombo McKenna said.
"FDA regulators are not security experts, and to a degree they operate in a silo void of industry experiences," contributor Hamid Karimi of Beyond Security writes.
These are the vulnerabilities in the current health IT landscape.
The culmination of several factors has made the healthcare industry a perfect target for cybercriminals. Understanding those factors, experts say, is critical to creating a more secure industry moving forward.
Researchers at Black Hat USA described the growing threat of hacked medical devices.
The company emphatically denies that the incident could constitute a breach of unsecured PHI under the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.
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