Articles by tag: cybersecurity in healthcare

Personal Responsibility in Cybersecurity is the Cornerstone of a Holistic Strategy for Protecting Healthcare from Cyber Threats

Emphasizing personal responsibility in cybersecurity is essential for forging a resilient defense against the rising tide of cyber threats targeting the healthcare sector. The cybersecurity community is abuzz in the wake of a devastating ransomware attack on Change Healthcare. U.S. senators, led by Senator Elizabeth Warren, call for greater transparency from the Cybersecurity…

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Balancing Cybersecurity and Privacy: Why the Healthcare Industry Needs Stronger Laws to Protect Patient Privacy

As healthcare institutions continue to digitize their patient data, the cybersecurity measures safeguarding this sensitive information have surged to the forefront of industry discussions. The discussion has been further ignited by the new directives aimed at strengthening the partnership between public entities and private healthcare providers. Navigating the complex relationship between cybersecurity and privacy…

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Preventing Cyberattacks on Healthcare Agencies: Why Agencies Need Clear Guidelines and Advanced Security Tools

Following a significant ransomware attack on Change Healthcare that disrupted the healthcare system, U.S. senators, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, have demanded immediate action to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities. They have pressed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to disclose its response and assess cybersecurity threats more broadly. This demand underscores the growing concern over…

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Rigorous Audits of Third-Party Vendors are Crucial for Patient Data Protection in Healthcare

Recent cyberattacks targeting healthcare organizations have highlighted critical vulnerabilities in their third-party partnerships and underscored the necessity of stringent cyber hygiene practices. As these institutions grapple with the dual challenges of maintaining patient care and protecting sensitive data, the importance of a comprehensive cybersecurity audit becomes ever more apparent. This need to safeguard patient…

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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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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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Proactive Defense: The Key to Securing Healthcare Systems Against Cyber Risks

In today’s digital age, how can healthcare organizations effectively safeguard their online systems and patient data against the constantly evolving landscape of cyber threats? Blackswan Cybersecurity CEO Mike Saylor, who presently serves as the healthcare sector chief for the FBI’s InfraGard program in North Texas, highlighted how proactive defense strategies can help secure healthcare systems…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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Cybersecurity in Healthcare: Addressing the Growing Threat
December 8, 2023

To keep up with the growing threats, cybersecurity in healthcare is a high-level priority. The recent ransomware attack on Ardent Health underscores a stark reality for the healthcare industry: cyber threats are a significant and ongoing challenge. Mike Saylor, the CEO of Blackswan Cybersecurity, LLC, sheds light on the complexities of cybersecurity in healthcare….

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022. How Should the Industry Combat Them?
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare ranks…

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