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Amid warnings of potential Russian cyberattacks, new Senate bill directs CISA, HHS to shore up digital defenses

March 25, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

A bipartisan bill introduced Wednesday in the Senate aims to shore up the healthcare industry’s cyber defenses shortly after White House warnings of potential Russian cyberattacks. The so-called Healthcare Cybersecurity Act would direct the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and […]


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Cyberattackers Hit Hospitals Hard During Pandemic

July 29, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Being a hospital CIO can be an unenviable – and sometimes nearly thankless – job even at the best of times. Things have arguably gotten even worse for health IT leaders as COVID-19 caseloads mount and the need to slap […]


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Meeting Healthcare’s Unique Cybersecurity Challenges

October 2, 2018

Via: HITECH Answers

Cybersecurity is more critical than ever in healthcare. A survey of U.S. physicians by Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA) found that 83 percent of physician practices have experienced some form of cyberattack, such as phishing and viruses. Seventy-four […]


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Banner Health cyberattack impacts 3.7 million people

August 4, 2016

Via: Modern Healthcare

Banner Health is contacting 3.7 million individuals whose personal information may have been accessed in a cyberattack that began on systems that process credit card payments for food and beverage purchases at Banner locations. The breach then expanded to include […]