Posts Tagged with security

by adgrooms on November 30, 2019

Healthcare is plagued by constant attacks from hackers trying to obtain valuable patient health information (PHI). Unfortunately, some succeed, keeping healthcare on edge, hoping that they won't be the next breach. As we talk about building better healthcare software, security is an important part of the conversation. It is imperative to keep PHI secure, but as healthcare moves toward a ...

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by adgrooms on July 16, 2019

Healthcare institutions are a constantly changing ecosystem of people on the move, including internal employees, patients, visitors, and contractors, intermixing throughout the day. This makes healthcare institutions particularly vulnerable to the practice of social engineering, or people pretending to be someone they are not. These methods are employed by bad actors who are trying to gain ...

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by adgrooms on June 27, 2019

Radiohead is a popular rock band from England. Millions of fans around the world have bought their music since their debut in 1985. The band was recently hacked, and an archive of their music, not intended to be released to the public, was stolen. The archive contained ...

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by adgrooms on June 18, 2019

Encouraging and enforcing secure passwords is an ongoing challenge for any organization. In healthcare, patient data is a valuable target. The easiest, cheapest, and lowest risk hack is to guess a password. [It happened to Mark Zuckerberg in ...

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by adgrooms on June 12, 2019

Ransomware is in the news again for a weeks-long ordeal for the city of Baltimore. Healthcare is another favorite target. In cities and health systems the need to access data is vital to ...

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