October 30, 2020

A joint cybersecurity advisory has been issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in an attempt to warn the U.S. healthcare sector about a wave of ransomware activity. The warning states, “CISA, FBI, and HHS have credible information

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July 19, 2020

Doctor organizations, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers all will need to take critical security steps to prevent becoming victims of information breaches throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, states technology attorney and former physicist Phil Crowley. Original source: https://www.healthcareinfosecurity.com/interviews/essential-security-steps-during-covid-19-crisis-i-4725

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July 18, 2020

The most recent edition from the ISMG Security Report discusses global progress on adopting standard digital identifiers. Plus, an old cybercriminal discusses emerging fraud trends, as well as an update around the evolution of e-signatures. Original source: https://www.healthcareinfosecurity.com/interviews/digital-ids-progress-report-i-4722

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July 17, 2020

As Governments Underinvest in Police Force, Private Firms Fill Intelligence Gap U.S. prosecutors now unsealed an indictment from the alleged hacker “Fxmsp” after his identity was revealed inside a cybersecurity firm’s report. That sequence of occasions has elevated questions regarding information discussing and highlighted law enforcement’s reliance upon private cybersecurity researchers. Original source: https://www.healthcareinfosecurity.com/blogs/cybercrime-research-for-greater-good-or-marketing-p-2914

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July 16, 2020

Not Obvious The Number Of of Firm’s Healthcare Clients Were Affected Some 275,000 individuals offered by a number of healthcare sector organizations had data uncovered because of a breach at Houston-based billing and business collection agencies vendor Benefit Recovery Specialists Corporation. A breach at another business collection agencies vendor this past year finished up affecting

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