Pandemic Highlights Need for Holistic Hospital IT-OT Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Jay Abdallah| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:34:49 +0000

A cyberattack that shut down critical systems at Brno University Hospital, a large COVID-19 testing facility in the Czech Republic, was one of the earlier and more visible instances of… Read more »

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A week in security (August 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:12:20 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 17 – 23, including our Enduring from Home report, and the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare security.

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The impact of COVID-19 on healthcare cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 19:30:39 +0000

COVID-19 has put incredible pressure on the healthcare sector. How did the pandemic impact healthcare cybersecurity?

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Labs report finds cyberthreats against healthcare increasing while security circles the drain

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0000

In this special edition of our quarterly CTNT report, we focus on the top attack methods and threats plaguing the healthcare industry over the last year, plus highlight recurring security challenges and reasons why cybercriminals target patient data.

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A week in security (May 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:57:29 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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New research finds hospitals are easy targets for phishing attacks

Credit to Author: Joan Goodchild| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston finds hospital employees are extremely vulnerable to phishing attacks. The study highlights just how effective phishing remains as a tactic, and why awareness of email scams is more critical than ever.

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Physician, protect thyself: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 18:33:25 +0000

In this final installment of “Physician, protect thyself,” we take a look at two key roles in small- to medium-sized hospitals and outpatient clinics that must step up their cybersecurity game to protect patients and staff alike.

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