May 01, 2017
Chris Nerney

Greed, fun, and bungling: Why insiders are the biggest threat to healthcare data

Internal 'threat actors' triggered more than two-thirds of healthcare industry security incidents last year, according to a Verizon breach analysis.
April 20, 2017
Chris Nerney

Hacking attacks against providers soared in 2016

Breaches of protected health information were up 320 percent last year, a new report shows.
February 03, 2017
Chris Nerney

The growing threats to healthcare data

The Internet of Things, mobile apps, and cloud computing are creating new risk factors for hospitals, IBM security report says.
January 31, 2017
Chris Nerney

A sobering forecast on healthcare security breaches

Forrester Research predicts healthcare breaches will become increasingly large and common.
January 03, 2017
Chris Nerney

When hackers have easier access to health data than patients

Authors of New York Times opinion piece argue that patients should have control over their digital medical records.
December 13, 2016
Chris Nerney

Healthcare IT pros overconfident about breach detection capabilities, survey shows

Too many healthcare organizations are failing to implement basic security controls, according to Tripwire survey.
December 05, 2016
Chris Nerney

Dire warning: Healthcare cyberattacks will get much worse

Former NSA official: "Most companies, even big ones, don’t know what’s going on in their networks. This should cause some soul-searching.”
November 29, 2016
Chris Nerney

The perils of connected health are increasing, cybersecurity expert says

Healthcare IT security pros must understand emerging threats and the motives of attackers.
March 23, 2016
Chris Nerney

Is this the year of hospital ransomware attacks?

Several weeks ago the computer systems of a Los Angeles hospital were taken hostage electronically by hackers who demanded $3.6 million in Bitcoin before the facility could regain control of its data and network.