Articles by author: Robin Berthier, Ph.D.

CISA’s Role in Cybersecurity Following the Change Healthcare Cyber Attack is Proving to be Multifaceted

In wake of the devastating cyber attack on Change Healthcare, a significant provider of healthcare technology, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has come under scrutiny for its response. Several political leaders are now demanding transparency and action, as this incident underscores the growing menace of cyber threats to critical infrastructure. The focus…

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Virtualization and Internal Network Security Monitoring: Two Significant Changes Coming in NERC’s 2024 Regulation Updates

NERC’s 2024 regulation updates undergo significant transformations with the introduction of new standards focusing on virtualization and internal network security monitoring (INSM). This shift, vital for ensuring robust cybersecurity across the electrical grid, beckons a new era of compliance and operational technology management. Understanding their implications becomes crucial for industry professionals as these…

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Healthcare Orgs, Take Control of Your Network! Level Up Cyber Hygiene with Diligent Vendor Vetting and Software Segmentation

The digital transformation of healthcare organizations has significantly increased reliance on software and medtech devices, weaving a complex web of interdependencies in their supply chains. This shift raises critical vulnerabilities as highlighted by infamous incidents like the SolarWinds breach, underscoring the urgency for enhanced cyber hygiene practices. With recent executive orders pushing for better…

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Segmentation in Healthcare Cybersecurity Boils Down to Securing the Network and Protecting Patients

As healthcare institutions increasingly digitize their operations, the vulnerability of their networks to cyber breaches has highlighted the urgent need for robust cybersecurity measures. A recent Experts Talk discussion on cybersecurity risks in healthcare explores the pivotal role of network segmentation in fortifying these efforts. With patient data and healthcare service continuity at stake,…

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Network Segmentation: The First Line of Defense in Healthcare’s Cybersecurity Battle

Recent cyberattacks, including a major incident at Change Healthcare, have highlighted severe vulnerabilities in healthcare systems, propelling cybersecurity to a critical concern across the industry. In particular, the lack of network segmentation has exposed healthcare infrastructure to increased risk, affecting essential services and compromising patient care. As healthcare institutions continue to integrate more digital…

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Healthcare Orgs Can Secure Their Health Data with Workforce & Regulatory Enhancements

The healthcare industry faces a rising wave of cyberattacks, highlighting the critical urgency to fortify cyber defenses. These breaches threaten the integrity and availability of essential healthcare services and sensitive health data, intensifying the need for robust cybersecurity measures. This urgency is partly driven by the complex nature of healthcare technologies and the limited cybersecurity…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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