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UnityPoint Health settles lawsuit regarding data breaches
Thousands of patients could receive up to $7,000
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UCSF pays ransom of $1.14 million to online hackers
Encrypted servers and data important to medical academic work
Healthcare cybersecurity in a post-pandemic world
Insights from Axel Wirth, chief security strategist for MedCrypt
Reviewing some of the key considerations for cyber insurance
Cyber claims are becoming routine as security concerns have proved to be a permanent business threat
Tips for ensuring the cybersecurity of PACS
With over 55% of imaging devices currently running outdated versions of Windows, PACS are a common entry point for bad actors
COVID responders attacked by state-sponsored hackers: UK, US report
Alarm raised in direct response to Chinese, Iranian, and Russian-linked attempts
Information for about 112,000 exposed in data breach at Beaumont Health
Some included back account info, SSNs, driver's license numbers, diagnoses
Staying vigilant on device cybersecurity during times of crisis and planning for the future
Insights from Axel Wirth, chief security strategist with MedCrypt
COVID-19 increases vulnerability of hospitals to ransomware, says Microsoft
Brought on by employees working remotely during pandemic
Over 80% of medical imaging devices lack supported operating systems
Puts them at heightened risk of cyberattacks
HHS computer hack leads to false information in response to coronavirus pandemic
No attacker identified and no information appears to have been stolen
GE Healthcare beefs up cybersecurity protection for providers with Skeye
Combines AI and remote security operations center monitoring
CyberMDX outlines threats faced by healthcare IT and security in 2019
Number of breached records almost tripled from 2018
Healthcare data breaches in US tripled in 2019 over previous year
More than 40 million patient records breached in 2019, according to report
Cybersecurity risks uncovered in GE monitors
Global install base for impacted systems estimated in the hundreds of thousands
Medical image security 'gets worse every day': report
Number of scans accessible on vulnerable servers now exceeds 1 billion: report