September 26, 2018
Chris Nerney

Report: Connected medical devices vulnerable to hackers

Hackers can “trick” medical devices into sharing detailed information about the device’s inner workings, according to healthcare IoT security vendor Zingbox.
September 14, 2018

Hawaii fetal diagnostic lab reports ransomware attack

Nearly 41,000 patients' personal and medical records may have been affected in breach discovered in June.
August 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Another great reason for healthcare providers to phase out fax machines

Security vendor Check Point shows how hackers can infiltrate an entire network with a fax number and phone line.
July 31, 2018
Chris Nerney

UnityPoint Health reports massive phishing attack

Iowa-based health system sends letters to 1.4 million patients about potential breach of health and financial data.
June 19, 2018
Chris Nerney

Providers need a holistic approach to medical device security

Expert recommends "coordinated governance approach across security, patient safety, supply chain and biomedical engineering."
April 24, 2018
Chris Nerney

Hacker group attacking entire ecosystems of major healthcare providers

Victims include providers, pharmaceuticals, healthcare IT vendors and equipment manufacturers that serve the healthcare industry.
January 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Bad choice or no choice? Indiana health network pays $47,000 to ransomware attackers

"We made the deliberate decision to pay the ransom to expedite our return to full operations."
December 13, 2017
Chris Nerney

AMA survey highlights extent of cyberattacks on private practices

More than four in five responding physicians said their practices have been the target of network-based attacks.
November 09, 2017
Chris Nerney

Connected care comes at a cost: More security threats

Unisys report: “As more providers utilize personal or hand-held devices to access data, extremely valuable patient data is more vulnerable to cyber threats."
September 18, 2017
Chris Nerney

A clarion call for healthcare security collaboration

“If you’re not grabbing intelligence about our industry then you’re missing out."