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PacketViper Warns Popular DVR Surveillance Systems Still Spreading Mirai

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Outdated Medical Devices Could Mean Trouble For Patients

Oct 25, 2016

Category: HealthCare, Cybersecurity, Hack, Breach

In early October, over 100,000 diabetic patients received a notice from Johnson & Johnson that their insulin pumps are at risk of being attacked by various hackers. These hackers are now taking advantage of insulin pump devices by altering the dosage of insulin that is given to the patient.  The mistreat of insulin to any patient could lead to a series of problems for the user. As of 2015, there ...

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How Advanced IP Filtering is Transforming Healthcare Security

Jun 21, 2016

Category: HealthCare, Cybersecurity

Healthcare networks are a prime target for cybercrime. The life-saving services, data and business operations included in the healthcare model have also become quite the lucrative target for cybercriminals.

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Ransomware: How Snail Mail and Low Demands Could Mean Big Losses for Healthcare

Apr 18, 2016

Category: HealthCare

A healthcare employee opens an email that looks important and clicks on the link. He goes about his day, only to return to see a message on his screen telling him all files on the system are now locked. Even worse, if he doesn't pay a ransom within 48 hours, those files will be deleted permanently.

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The Opportunities and Dangers of High-Tech Health Care

Apr 15, 2016

Category: HealthCare

Did you know that a revolution is taking place in healthcare? Institutions are connecting up all their equipment to improve communication and speed up the delivery of results to patients and doctors. Although increasing connectivity improves the patient experience, it also presents security risks because there are more points in your network where a hacker can potentially gain access to steal ...

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How Next-Gen Advanced Ip  Filtering is Helping Healthcare Institutions Increase Security

Apr 11, 2016

Category: HealthCare

Today’s healthcare institutions are facing tremendous challenges as they continue to adopt the latest technologies in patient management and care. One of the key issues included in this new set of technology challenges is the issue of security. Maintaining patient and employee privacy, as millions of sensitive data points now exist on servers and in the cloud, becomes paramount. Also, preventing ...

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The Three Most Important Aspects of Healthcare Security

Mar 29, 2016

Category: HealthCare

While there are many aspects to healthcare security, there are some key areas where vulnerabilities must be addressed. As the healthcare industry works rapidly to adopt electronic records, there are many changes taking place. Many of the changes will ultimately lead to a more secure environment that is better positioned to protect patient and employee data. As the transition is under way, ...

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Healthcare IT: A Myriad of Underaddressed Security Concerns

Mar 24, 2016

Category: HealthCare

While security is important to all industries, Healthcare should be one of the most carefully guarded given that it is one of the most attractive to attackers. Data in this space is like an endless buffet to cybercriminals because of its quality and amount. Consider the data that your own Healthcare provider has on you - addresses, social security numbers, birthdates as well as sensitive and ...

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How Advanced Ip Filtering Can Protect HealthCare Data

Dec 9, 2015

Category: Network Security, HealthCare

Healthcare organizations, from hospitals to doctors’ offices to insurance offices and more, are prime targets for cyber attacks. If the motivation is to obtain and sell individual private data, healthcare systems provide a number of potential targets that are appealing to cyber attackers, including:

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