cyber security

Why ophthalmologists are easy prey for cybercriminalsA perfect storm is brewing that may make ophthalmologists and office staff, with networked equipment, easy targets for cyber criminals. In a matter of days, cyber criminals can infect computers around the world. Sure, you can pay the ransom, but HIPAA fines and consultant fees, recovering from the damage to your reputation, loss of patients, and all the time and energy lost could bankrupt your practice.
Four ways health execs can help their organizations mitigate cyberattacksHealthcare executives are starting to realize that preventing cyberattacks is not just a task for their IT departments and third-party security vendors.
How to protect your practice when data breach hits a partnerGood cybersecurity also means protecting patient data when it’s held by a business associate
6 steps to survive a ransomware attack
6 steps to survive a ransomware attackHere are the six tips I learned to help survive a ransomware attack.
Ransomware attacks present growing threat for hospitalsCyberattacks based on ransomware—hacking into a computer system and holding it hostage until the victim pays to regain access—are on the rise.
Centene data breach underscores escalating problemAnother health insurer is facing a major healthcare data breach. Here’s how cybersecurity experts are reacting.
Four cybersecurity mistakes health plans makeTo help ensure you are doing all you can to prevent a security breach, we asked the experts to weigh in. Here they identify four of the biggest mistakes health plans are making.
Top cybersecurity mistakes health organizations makeDon't let your healthcare organization's information be compromised. Watch out for these common mistakes.
Tips to improve cyber security and protect your practice's finances
Tips to improve cyber security and protect your practice's financesSmall practices often have the weakest security, experts say, leaving physician vulnerable to considerable threats.
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