EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series of articles on the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransoms for patient records. This is the tenth installment in the series. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently defined…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransoms for patient records. This is the eighth installment in the series.  Hospitals can mitigate the damage from a cyberattack by engaging in simulations designed…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransoms for patient records. This is the seventh installment in the series. Cybercrime is on everyone’s minds these days, even when there is a Medicare…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransoms for patient records. This is the sixth installment in this series. Cybersecurity audits now are becoming an integral part of the internal control requirements…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransoms for patient records. This is the fifth installment in that series and comes on the heels of a reported cyberattack Tuesday at Heritage Valley…
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on cybersecurity in healthcare. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity Task Force also just released a report suggesting that current guidelines are not adequate to meet the current situation. The hearing was prompted…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for healthcare facilities in the U.S. to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransom for patient records. This is the third installment in a series of reports on the ransomware crisis facing America’s hospitals. The world…