cybersecurity

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.
Are You Keeping Your Patients' Digital Info Safe?
Are You Keeping Your Patients' Digital Info Safe?Ransomware and cybersecurity threats expose patients to risks.
How to develop a culture of cybersecurityWhen it comes to identifying a practice’s top cybersecurity threat, look beyond the hackers and email scammers.
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.
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.
Fancy cybersecurity is a joke, who needs it anyway?My patients' data will be safe, I'm not worried.
Five healthcare policies to expect under President TrumpAs Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president, health policy experts share with Managed Healthcare Executive what’s next for healthcare.
Cybersecurity finally becoming healthcare priority
Cybersecurity finally becoming healthcare priorityWhen it comes to investing in IT and data security, the healthcare field has been known to lag behind other business sectors. That underspending, coupled with the massive shift from paper to digital records in recent years, has put the industry in some crosshairs.
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.
Cybersecurity mistakes plans, providers should avoidHealth plans and healthcare organizations are increasingly facing threats from cyber criminals. Here's how to better protect your organization.