Tag: vulnerabilities

Innovation, Med Tech

Surviving The Data Breach Epidemic

February 23, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Under the HITECH Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has to post and investigate all data breaches of health records affecting 500 people or more. In the last 24 months, there have been 885 breaches. As a […]

Innovation, Research

Materials scientists drill down to vulnerabilities involved in human tooth decay

July 2, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Dental caries — better known as tooth decay — is the breakdown of teeth due to bacteria. (“Caries” is Latin for “rottenness.”) It is one of the most common chronic diseases and a major public health problem, especially as the […]


Malware Removes Cancer Tumors From CT Scans — And Fools Radiologists

April 5, 2019

Via: Forbes

That the Internet of Medical Things is insecure isn’t exactly surprising, to the cybersecurity community at least. However, that researchers were able to create malware capable of exploiting vulnerabilities in CT and MRI scanners in order to either add or […]


Feds boost cooperation on medical device cybersecurity

October 17, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Food and Drug Administration and Department of Homeland Security will work more closely to address threats to medical device cybersecurity. The federal agencies have signed a memorandum of agreement to increase coordination and cooperation when it comes to potential […]


12 key strategies to reducing cyber vulnerabilities

September 20, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks to every hospital, the American Hospital Association reminds members. The expanded use of networked technology and the electronic exchange of health information greatly increases exposure to potential cybersecurity threats. One of the most important […]