Ransomware, digital transformation, and data control headline this week’s digest of health care cyber security articles.
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5 Health Care Cyber Security Articles, December 2020
Four Easy Steps for Organizations to Hand Over Data Control via HelpNetSecurity
The shift to remote healthcare has also impacted the roll out of new regulations that would give patients secure and free access to their health data. The shift to online services shines a light on a major cybersecurity issue within all industries (but especially healthcare where people have zero control over their data): consent.
As health care organizations roll out telemedicine, there’s greater access to remote data because of an increase in online consultations. Sensitive data such as PHI can fetch criminals large sums of money on the dark web. R&D efforts such as COVID-19 vaccine development are easy and valuable targets.
If Starlink is able to viably, sustainably, and safely scale this technology across the globe, its potential impact on healthcare will be an unprecedented paradigm shift.
Raising Defenses Against Ransomware in Healthcare via HelpNetSecurity
Despite some initial misgivings about targeting life-saving organizations expressed by the denizens of cybercrime-oriented underground forums, the healthcare sector has, in the intervening years, become ransomware gangs’ target of choice.
Common Identity Management Acronyms via Idenhaus
It can be a challenge to keep up with all of the Identity Management acronyms floating around. We’ve compiled 50+ of the most commonly used acronyms along with what they represent.
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