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Ascension Faces Major Data Breach Due to Ransomware

The nonprofit health system detected a breach on May 8th and is beginning to restore operations. ... Read more
| Author Abby Grifno, tagged in Security

The 5 Most Dangerous Types of Ransomware You Need to Know About

Since the first ransomware incident more than 30 years ago, attackers have continuously modified their techniques. They have devised different ways to access computer systems, prevent users from accessing critical data, and drive organizations to ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in ransomware

Top 10 Healthcare IT Security Companies in 2024

Understanding Healthcare IT Security Companies With cyberattacks on the rise in the healthcare industry, many healthcare organizations are looking to implement new cybersecurity capabilities and institute best practices to fortify their defenses. ... Read more
| Author Josh Ray, tagged in Security

The Devastating Impact of Cyberattacks on Hospitals and Patient Care

Cyberattacks on Hospitals: A Growing Threat Recent cyberattacks on hospitals underscore the very serious security threats that all healthcare organizations face today. Incidents affecting Lurie Children’s Hospital and Ardent Health Services, as well ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in Security

Generative AI in Healthcare: Benefits, Use Cases, and Getting Started

The healthcare sector has seen remarkable shifts as it adapts to evolving patient care needs and business standards. Patients today expect convenience, digital communication tools, and coordinated care. The rise of digital health technologies has ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in generative AI

The Healthcare Ransomware Crisis: How to Bolster Defenses and Reduce Risk

Healthcare organizations continue to be primary targets for ransomware attacks. Some of the well-publicized attacks from the last few years highlight the severe impact these attacks can have on healthcare organizations and patients. ... Read more
| Author Josh Ray, tagged in Security

Healthcare Data Breaches: Causes, Types, and Prevention Strategies

The healthcare data breaches that grab news headlines are just the tip of the iceberg. There are in fact more than 850 data breaches from the past two years that remain under investigation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read more
| Author Josh Ray, tagged in Security

Case Study: How MiHIN Went From Legacy HIE to Next-Gen Innovator Driving Patient-Centered Healthcare

The Client: The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) is Michigan’s statewide health information network, securely connecting hospitals, pharmacies, health insurance providers, doctors and specialists to help deliver the best ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

Change Attack Update: New Ransom Gang and Mounting Lawsuits

Since early March, Cloudticity has been following the massive attack on Change Healthcare that’s led to a deluge of issues–from operational delays, government involvement, lawsuits, and an increased threat of further attack. ... Read more
| Author Abby Grifno, tagged in

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