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Why Removing Phishing Emails from Inboxes is Crucial for Healthcare Security

The adage "data is the new oil" doesn't resonate with everyone. Personally, having grown up around cars thanks to my dad, a master mechanic, I see oil as messy and cumbersome. Data, in my view, is more akin to bacon—universally enjoyed and valuable in various forms; everyone wants it and will go to great lengths to have an extra helping, maybe even pushing a sibling's arm out of the way to get the last piece.

Protecting Healthcare Against Cyber Threats

Healthcare organizations stand as prime targets for cybercriminals, drawn by the allure of valuable personal and health information stored within Electronic Health Records (EHR). These records, akin to digital gold, encapsulate a treasure trove of data—from full names and birth dates to Social Security numbers and billing details—making them hot commodities on the black market.

How To Ensure HIPAA Compliance With a Password Manager

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is U.S. legislation created to set national privacy and security standards to protect the privacy of patient health information and prevent data breaches. All organizations associated with healthcare, including health insurance companies and business associates, fall under HIPAA regulations – meaning they have to comply with HIPAA compliance requirements.

HIPAA Email Security: A Guide for Healthcare Organizations

This article is a must-read guide on email security in healthcare. It analyzes the regulatory complexities of HIPAA, outlines practical strategies for secure communications, and sheds insights into why your healthcare organization may need to take action. By the end of reading this guide, you’ll be able to make informed choices regarding your email practices.

How Trustwave Protects Your Databases in the Wake of Recent Healthcare Data Breaches

The recent cyberattack on Ascension Medical, Change Healthcare and several UK hospitals is a stark reminder of the vulnerabilities within the healthcare sector. The May 8, 2024, attack disrupted access to Electronic Health Records (EHR) for two weeks across Ascension's 140-hospital system, forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and rely on manual record-keeping, and has led to patient class-action lawsuits regarding potential data exposure.

Webinar Replay: State of Cyber Defense - Diagnosing Cyber Threats in Healthcare

Merging findings from the global survey we conducted with 1,000 security and risk leaders for the 2023 State of Cyber Defense: The False-Positive of Trust report with frontline threat intelligence collected from 3,000+ incident response cases, 700,000+ endpoints under monitoring and 100,000+ hours of offensive security engagements, this webinar provides a holistic view of cyber risk for the healthcare sector.

Securing a Lifeline: Why Identity Security is Paramount in Healthcare

In the intricate healthcare ecosystem, cybersecurity is akin to the human immune system – a vital defense that safeguards the body from external and internal threats. Healthcare cybersecurity is essential for protecting patient data, ensuring medical service availability and maintaining compliance across the medical industry. The future of healthcare is increasingly digital, and its security depends on the strength of identity security measures.

How Technology Revolutionizes Medical Document Translation

Are you also a medical worker struggling with traditional documentation? Technology augments and advances are making medical document translation increasingly significant and influential, helping healthcare workers, patients, and researchers to communicate across languages.

The Crucial Role of Fall Detection in Modern Medical Alert Systems

As the global population ages, ensuring the safety and well-being of older adults becomes increasingly important. Falls are a major health risk for the elderly, often leading to severe injuries, reduced mobility, and a loss of independence. Fall detection technology, integrated into modern medical alert systems, plays a crucial role in mitigating these risks. This article explores the significance of fall detection, the technology behind it, and its impact on the health and safety of seniors.