The FDA recently released a new plan designed to help healthcare organizations improve medical device cybersecurity.
Basic best practices, such as backing up data, patching vulnerable systems, segmenting networks, whitelisting apps and training employees, are the keys to protecting healthcare data from ransomware.
Internet of Things (IoT) device protection and supply chain risks have emerged as top healthcare cybersecurity concerns, according to recent research.
Report: UK Health Device Regulations Don’t Fully Consider How Poor Digital Security Affects Patient Safety
According to a new report, current health device regulations in the U.K. do not adequately consider how poor digital security affects patient privacy and safety.
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.
Both health care IT professionals and device manufacturers are responsible for securing medical devices in light of emerging IoT threats.
Many health care security risks stem from insufficient leadership and limited resources, which can often be attributed to a lack of security awareness.
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.
Researchers discovered thousands of pediatric medical records for sale online. This personal information is particularly valuable to identity thieves.
Health Care Providers Need to Comply With HIPAA Regulations and Address These Five Critical Security Issues
Health care organizations must address these five major cybersecurity concerns to comply with HIPAA regulations and ensure proper handling of patient data.