Category: Cybersecurity



Hospital Cyberattack Has Tragic Consequences

From a medical cybersecurity perspective, it was a significant—albeit grim—milestone. The family of infant Nicko Silar filed a lawsuit against Mobile, Ala.-based Springhill Medical Center alleging that the three-week ransomware attack that took place at the hospital in July 2019 directly led to the child’s death. But is the hospital to blame?

Grappling with Cyber Concerns

If there’s one issue that keeps 24×7 readers up at night, it’s medical device cybersecurity—at least that’s what you told us in our 2020 compensation and job satisfaction survey. Here, 24×7 Magazine Chief Editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens shares how the industry is responding to such concerns.

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