Don’t wait for medical device cybersecurity legislation: Act now to save patients’ lives

Cyberattacks can cost lives — especially in the healthcare sector. Nearly a quarter of healthcare providers victimized by ransomware reported increased mortality rates following an attack, and 70% experienced longer hospital stays or procedure delays leading to poor patient outcomes. Congress is working to pass cybersecurity legislation, but the process is laborious. Consequently, healthcare systems […]

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Asset risk management: Getting the basics right

In this interview with Help Net Security, Yossi Appleboum, CEO at Sepio, talks about asset risk management challenges for different industries and where it’s heading. Cyberattacks show no signs of slowing down. What do organizations need to do to boost their asset risk management? They need to understand what’s in their environment. You can’t do […]

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Healthcare system Advocate Aurora Health data breach potentially impacted 3M patients

Healthcare system Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) disclosed a data breach that exposed the personal data of 3,000,000 patients. The US-based hospital healthcare system Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) disclosed a data breach that exposed the personal data of 3,000,000 patients. The company is notifying the impacted individuals. The healthcare system operates 26 hospitals in Wisconsin and […]

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The companies most likely to lose your data

Web companies are most likely to lose your data, a study shows. The study, conducted by VPN Overview, analysed major data breaches that have been registered since 2004 to discover which industry is most prone to losing data. Online companies come in first, as since 2004 there have been 53 data breaches within the sector, […]

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