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Cyber threats from Russia-Ukraine war might pose danger to US healthcare facilities

March 31, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

With the healthcare industry mostly relying on the traditional approach, and being slow to adapt to rapidly evolving digital technologies, the Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the low quality of cyber security infrastructure in US hospitals, due to persistent under funding […]


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A four-step strategy for thwarting ransomware

July 21, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Because ransomware attacks usually involve some type of social engineering such as phishing to lure unsuspecting victims into clicking on a malicious link in email, a purely technical prevention strategy is not effective, according to a best practice paper published in Applied Clinical […]


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Healthcare and pharma least prepared for external cyber threats

July 19, 2016

Via: Health Data Management

Only 16 percent of healthcare and pharmaceutical organizations have a formal process for monitoring the Internet and social media for external cyber threats. In addition, just 26 percent of respondents in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry believe they have the […]