A Texas-based medical center that experienced a ransomware attack in early September 2022 has nearly fully recovered from the cyberattack.
Several industry stakeholders have testified before Congress regarding the growing threat of ransomware in the healthcare sector. One such individual, Christian Dameff, MD, an emergency medicine physician and the medical director of cybersecurity for UC San Diego Health, was very vocal about cyber concerns.Read More
Patients are suing Scripps Health after hackers stole medical data during a May 1 ransomware attack, reports Fierce Healthcare.Read More
Following several notable ransomware incidents in 2021, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Infosec are sharing no-cost resources to help businesses keep their organizations secure.Read More
The U.S. FDA’s Kevin Fu is concerned about the increasing number and growing sophistication of cyberattacks on healthcare organizations, particularly their effect on medical devices and patient safety, reports MedTech Dive.Read More
Reasons for medical device hacking include the theft of health information, financial gain through ransomware, and gaining a foothold in a network, writes Christian Espinosa, founder and CEO of Alpine Security, in Forbes.Read More