Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Jul 22, 2015.
Ransomware Attack on Pediatric Practice Exposes 55,447 Patients' Information
A huge trove of patient data leaks, thanks to telemarketers' bad security
Health Savings Account Fraud: The Rapidly Growing Threat
Securing Medical Devices – The Need for a Different Approach – Part 1
"Turns out, pacemaker security is terrifying"
"Turns out, pacemaker security is terrifying
Be still my backdoored heart."
"Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web..."
[Notwithstanding it's simple title -- the linked article is an extensive and highly informative presentation of the subject of the extent of healthcare record theft, federal compliance requirements, and best practices to prevent it.]
HHS Hits CardioNet with $2.5M HIPAA Settlement Fee
How to securely deploy medical devices within a healthcare facility
Ransomware's biggest target is the healthcare sector
"Biggest security threat to US healthcare? Loose lips and lost hardware...
US healthcare breach incidents have dropped off in the year to date after hitting an all-time high in 2016...
Unauthorised disclosures are now the leading cause of breaches, accounting for nearly 40 per cent of breaches in 2016. These disclosures can take the form of anything from lost or stolen computers to the accidental mailing of personal information..."
Healthcare Breaches Hit All-Time High in 2016
Sobering Thoughts When a Connected Medical Device Is Connected to You
Medical Devices Infected With WannaCry Ransomware
Medical Devices Fall Short in Security Best Practices
Important more than ever now that these HealthCare institutions JOINTLY conference ASAP and assist one another in fully upscaling the manner in which records and management of interconnected services are treated to ensure against anything similar catching them off-guard like this again.
Also it could go a long way in forming a total secure alliance by also reaching out to HealthCare service providers who many of which have not quite the same resources to protect their data in the way that must be secured from outside interference like was just experienced on a big scale.
Another interesting read again Lone Ranger.
About time ...........
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