Tag: cyber threats


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

March 31, 2022


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]