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.
July 05, 2017
Chris Nerney

This hospital has to replace its entire computer system after cyberattack

Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia says nearly 1,300 hard drives inaccessible after being struck by wiper malware.
May 30, 2017
Chris Nerney

What percentage of hospitals annually test medical device security? You don’t want to know

Survey shows alarming lack of testing, despite strong concerns about imminent breaches of medical devices.
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.
May 20, 2017
Chris Nerney

HHS report: Most hospitals lack an IT security specialist

“There just aren’t enough chief information security officers on the planet to fill all of the needed positions.”
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.
July 11, 2017
Chris Nerney

How AI is making connected care more secure

Artificial intelligence is being integrated into healthcare provider networks to augment traditional security tools and processes.
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.
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.”