Can you think like a cybercriminal? It may be your best defense against cryptominers.

After more than two years dealing with the menace of being held hostage by ransomware, cryptominers are the last thing healthcare IT and security...
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To Pay or Not to Pay? Authorities say “No” to Ransomware Demands

According to Kaspersky, a company is hit by ransomware every 40 second. There’s a lot that goes into handling a ransomware cyberattack, not the least...
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The Evolution of Ransomware and Prioritizing Healthcare Data

Has your organization experienced a data breach yet? Increasingly, odds are that you will, if you haven’t already. According to Protenus, 2017 is...
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Cybercriminals Don’t Discriminate: Size Doesn’t Matter

Whenever we read the latest headlines on cybercrimes and data breaches, it’s easy to slough it off as being something that only happens to the big...
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Security Pros Expect Major Breach in 2 Years: Petya Another Warning

Sixty percent of respondents to the 2017 Black Hat survey believe that a successful cyber attack on U.S. critical infrastructure will occur in the...
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Cybercrime in healthcare is the new normal. How can we reduce the number of attacks?

Ransomware is growing in popularity because it works. A recently released study by Google estimates that ransomware victims have paid over $25million...
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Using the WannaCry Ransomware Attack to Hone Prevention

It’s reported to have been one of the largest cyber extortion attacks to-date. The WannaCry (aka WanaCryptor 2.0) ransomware attack hit globally and...
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Cybercrime: Why is the Healthcare Industry Under Siege?

Why is healthcare so heavily and successfully targeted by cybercrime? It’s a tough question, but after a record number of breaches last year – nearly...
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Compliance & Risk: Has the Zenefits Lesson Changed the Game?

After a lengthy process of “putting things to rights” in 17 states, Zenefits is paying up to US$7 million in penalties. As with other digital health...
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Cyberattacks: Vendor named as cause

In our Cybercrime article series, we say that it’s a good idea to check if your back door is unlocked. But what if you are the back door? In June, ...
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Ransomware is changing Healthcare!

Ransomware attacks are changing how companies put a price on cybersecurity, and making it a Board Room issue. Think back to the data breaches at...
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Ransomware Cyberattacks: 7 Steps to Protect Yourself!

In the last few months we have seen a spike in cybercrime with a series of ransomware attacks in the healthcare industry. Hospitals, from California...
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Whipped Into Shape: 5 Compliance Questions To Ask Your Digital Health Partners

We are excited to have a guest blog post from Irina Ridley, Privacy and Compliance Officer for Omada Health.  Irina offers practical guidance  for...
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Cybercrime in Healthcare - Part 3

This week we saw yet another cybercrime attack on a large hospital system. This is the latest in a series of apparent ransomware attacks starting in...
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Cybercrime in Health Care -Part 2

Hospitals: The New Frontier for Medical Device Cybercrime As I penned my most recent blog last week, I did not expect to have a new healthcare...
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Cybercrime - How safe is your health data?

By now you may have heard about the recent ransom attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. Hackers held the hospital’s electronics medical...
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