Search Tag: Cyber Security

Health Management

Cybersecurity – Preventing the Worst-Case Scenario

2022 23 Dec

As healthcare has become ubiquitously digitised, we have reaped the benefits of more easily accessed and shared patient data. Clinicians know more about their patients’ medical history and have digital tools to better assist in diagnosis and care. But this has also increased our risks. Bad actors and recognising the monetary value of healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity Risks Arising from Healthcare Employees

2022 29 Mar

Cybersecurity company, Mobile Mentor, and the advisory firm, Center for Generational Kinetics (CGK), found that workers in the healthcare sector are mature, take security seriously, and want to do more to protect patient data. Despite this, the healthcare industry still has Shadow IT issues, poor password hygiene, and inefficient processes for onboarding... Read more

IT Management

Healthcare Security Forum 2020

2020 07 Dec

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IT Management

Will Contact Tracing Work?

2020 11 May

Contact tracing has been one of the tools a few governments around the world adopted in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an impressive amount of resources thrown into the development and implementation of this technology. But will it actually work? Not necessarily, say some experts.   You may also like: Cyber Hackers Exploit... Read more

IT Management

2020 22 Apr

The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread like wildfire in the U.S., causing panic and chaos among hardest-hit communities. While everyone - individuals, families, businesses, and the government - are busy trying to contain the virus, opportunistic criminals have come out to wreak havoc on an already stressful situation. Scammers prey on... Read more

IT Management

Keeping Up with COVID-19 Cyber Criminals

2020 21 Apr

Around the world, health systems have to grapple with the unprecedented challenges spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Aggravating the situation is the uptick in cybersecurity threats, an indication of how hackers are taking advantage of the chaos in this time of public health emergency.   You might also like: Simulation Predicts COVID-19... Read more

IT Management

Medical Device Security Health Check from EU

2020 17 Mar

  Digital healthcare aims to improve delivery of care and outcomes for patients. However, an upward trend in healthcare cyber attacks has raised concerns about the use of IoT medical devices and patient safety. The technologically fragmented IoT infrastructure, as noted by infosec experts, is a major factor behind the increasing number of attacks.... Read more

IT Management

Ten Ways to Keep Your Networks Hacker Proof

2020 26 Feb

  As healthcare continues to be a target for cyber attacks, the European Union cybersecurity agency the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has issued a guide of recommendations for protecting hospital computer networks.   You might also like: Staff Training Urgently Needed for HealthcareCybersecurity   Called... Read more