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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Insurance data security laws skirt political turmoil

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 22:44:47 +0000

Across the United States, a unique approach to lawmaking has seen radical success in making data security a little bit stronger for one industry—insurance providers.

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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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The not-so-definitive guide to cybersecurity and data privacy laws

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000

In the first blog for Malwarebytes Labs’ cybersecurity and data privacy law series, we tackle US data privacy compliance from a startup’s perspective. GDPR, COPPA, HIPAA—it’s all here.

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What HIPAA and Other Compliance Teaches Us About the Reality of GDPR

Credit to Author: Greg Young| Date: Thu, 03 May 2018 14:00:46 +0000

with contributing author, William J. Malik, CISA | VP, Infrastructure Strategies The date for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance is three months away, yet many organizations, especially those outside Europe, remain unprepared. It turns out that the experiences from other privacy compliance regulations are less helpful than assumed, but the best lessons learned may be…

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The Role That IT Security Teams Need to Play in Connected Hospitals

Credit to Author: Ed Cabrera (Chief Cybersecurity Officer)| Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000

The WannaCry outbreak that reportedly raked in US$1B in damage costs also forced doctors to cancel scheduled appointments, among other things, brought on warranted concern over pervasive ransomware attacks that could stem from oft-overlooked components of healthcare networks—exposed medical cyber assets and third-party partners. It’s a well-known fact that advances in medical technology and information…

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