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Report: Healthcare cyberattacks occur almost monthly

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News
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Healthcare organizations face about one cyberattack per month and are still struggling to find effective strategies to keep systems secure, according to new research from the Ponemon Institute. In a poll of 535 healthcare IT and IT security practitioners, 48 percent said their organization had a...

Cyber threats could overwhelm the healthcare industry

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News
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Healthcare organizations average about one cyber attack per month and almost half say they have experienced an incident involving the loss or exposure of patient information during the last year, leaving patients at risk of identity theft. These are among the findings of a survey by...

Dell: Malware attacks double in just 12 months

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 8, 2016 in Industry News
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Companies are being left exposed to malware by increasingly sophisticated techniques, such as using SSL/TSL to bypass firewalls and ever evolving exploit kits, according to a new report by Dell Security. In its Annual Threat Report (registration required), Dell reported that the number of malware attacks...

Hollywood hospital becomes ransomware victim

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 19, 2016 in Industry News
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A cyberattack launched against the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has forced staff to declare an "internal emergency" and left employees unable to access patient files. According to NBC, the Southern California hospital has been left unable to practice its usual day-to-day operations. The hospital's president and...