If not properly secured, many of the systems health care organizations use to store and share medical images could be exploited to expose patients' PHI.
A widespread ransomware attack such as WannaCry can cause problems for any business. For a health care organization, it can cause an utter catastrophe.
Both health care IT professionals and device manufacturers are responsible for securing medical devices in light of emerging IoT threats.
CISOs must possess skills and expertise in multiple areas to combat health care security risks in this age of ransomware and connected medical devices.
Security leaders in the health care, financial services, and energy and utilities sectors must pay special attention to industry-specific security risks.
Data Activity Monitoring Gives Health Care Organizations X-Ray Vision Into Medical Imaging Security Risks
Poor medical imaging security can have potentially life-threatening consequences such as delayed treatment, inaccurate diagnosis and prescription fraud.
The Internet of Things offers convenience and fun in the form of step counters and other innovative toys, but it also puts health data and PII at risk.
Health care security threats that compromise the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical data can force hospitals to halt operations.
Researchers discovered thousands of pediatric medical records for sale online. This personal information is particularly valuable to identity thieves.
The influx of health care IoT devices, both approved and unsanctioned, is creating unprecedented security concerns for hospital IT departments.