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Cyber Security

Cybersecurity risks uncovered in GE monitors
Global install base for impacted systems estimated in the hundreds of thousands
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Medical image security 'gets worse every day': report
Number of scans accessible on vulnerable servers now exceeds 1 billion: report
What does the new MDS2 form mean for your medical devices?
Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks
MaxQ AI announces ISO 27001 certification for cybersecurity management
Providing a higher level of assurance in a climate of cyber vulnerabilities
Healthcare hacks skyrocketed in October
All told, 661,830 records were compromised in these episodes
Google almost exposed personal information for 30,000 patients: report
Planned to publicly post over 100,000 X-ray scans
Texas state agency to pay $1.6 million for HIPAA violation
Breaching of ePHI belonging to 6,617 people
Whistleblower reveals secret Google-Ascension healthcare data deal
Revelation prompted statements from both companies, asserting no HIPAA violations
ECS awarded $116 million contract to modernize IT of Military Health System
Provides medical care to 9.4 million military families and veterans
What the NotPetya malware strike showed the healthcare industry
Merck lost 15,000 Windows systems in 90 seconds, and $870 million
The Brooklyn Hospital Center hit by hackers
The latest in an ongoing string of healthcare facility attacks
Radiology, HealthOps, and the question of cybersecurity
Insights from Safi Oranski, vice president of business development at CyberMDX
Data-scrubbed brain MR scans may still expose patient identity
The risk of facial recognition software combined with public research databases
MITA publishes new standard for medical device security
Calls for sharing standardized information on security control features within devices
Small healthcare groups slammed by ransomware, too
New examples prove that it is no longer just the major health systems being targeted
Hospitals in Alabama pay hackers after ransomware attack
DCH System hospitals are still struggling to return to treating patients
More than 70 percent of hospital breaches create potential for identity theft or fraud
Includes sensitive demographic or financial information, says study