Cybersecurity Threats in Healthcare

By | 2018-10-19T20:55:16+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, Security|

Cybersecurity incidents are a growing threat to the healthcare industry in general and hospitals in particular. In 2015, the healthcare industry was the most attacked by cyber criminals according to a Cyber Security Intelligence Index by IBM. Data breaches have cost as much as $6.2 billion. Like any large company, a modern hospital has hundreds – [...]

Cybersecurity in healthcare: preventing risk factors

By | 2018-07-26T16:37:49+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, Security|

The life sciences and health care (LSHC) industry, which is highly connected through thousands of participants with wide-ranging IT capabilities, is still in the early stages of addressing gaps in cybersecurity, as the Wannacry ransomware attack has shown. Data breaches and other types of modern, large-scale cyberattacks have been making headlines for more than a decade, [...]

SaaS security weaknesses and how to correct them

By | 2018-05-16T23:21:46+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, SaaS, Security|

SaaS applications can provide efficiency and agility, cost savings, and enhanced collaboration especially with suppliers and customers. At the same time, SaaS applications present security challenges because they are typically hosted on third-party infrastructure and run third-party application code. Public cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) has become a common delivery model for many business applications, [...]

HIPAA Requirements: why you need to implement them?

By | 2018-05-15T22:41:14+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, Security|

HIPAA is acronym for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It was made enacted by US Congress to improve portability of health insurance coverage, combat fraud and abuse in health insurance and to simplify the administration of health insurance. The other important purpose of the act is ensuring the security of personal information [...]