The North Caroline DHHS has announced a second email incident that affected more than 500 patients.
HHS CIO Frank Baitman is stepping down from his post at the end of the month.
A new report found that nearly three-quarters of industry professionals believe there is a medium or high likelihood of their organization being hacked as a result of the interconnectivity of Internet of Things.
A laptop and EMG machine containing personal information were stolen from a Barrington Orthopedic Specialists transport vehicle.
Researchers presented findings at Derbycon this past weekend that indicated vulnerabilities in thousands of medical systems.
Several individuals posed as health care professionals and used member information to submit false claims to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.
A London sexual health clinic accidentally leaked the HIV status, names, and email addresses of 780 patients in a newsletter.
American Airlines denied involvement in an apparent security incident at its one-time subsidiary Sabre, but is redoubling its own security measures as a precaution.
A lawsuit filed in a federal court in California accused UCLA Health System of not adequately protecting the personal data of 4.5 million individuals affected by a 2014 breach.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan announced its third breach in two years, information of 722 patients compromised.
Recognizing the increased risk of breach from the interconnectedness of healthcare systems, some healthcare organizations will require third parties to obtain CSF certification.
Evidence seems to indicate that the Anthem data breach and OPM data breaches were carried out by the same Chinese actors.
The personal health information, including Social Security numbers and medical conditions, might have been compromised in a cyber attack in May on Medical Information Engineering.
Security researcher Billy Rios has verified that more Hospira infusion pumps are vulnerable to the same security issues, since they use "identical software."
The guidance is organized into 10 categories, and serves as "starting point for a more complete code," report authors said.
The Ohio-based health care provider is notifying nearly 1,000 patients that three computers in its Cardiac Cath Lab were infected with malware.
ICS-CERT is now aware of more vulnerabilities impacting Hospira infusion pumps.
An annual health care study found that criminal attacks replaced device theft and loss as the leading cause of breaches.
An independent researcher identified the improper authorization vulnerability and insufficient verification of data authenticity flaw.
Biopharma companies need a secure digital signing infrastructure. SureClinical found an answer for them, reports Greg Masters.
The Atlanta-based medical testing lab has, again, filed to have FTC's complaint dismissed.
Two unnamed hospitals have signed on to test the WhatsAppDoc platform developed to detect malware in outdated medical devices by monitoring AC consumption.
Experts consider the lasting impact of data brokers, and potential breaches, on genetic information.
Anthem breach investigators initially claimed that tools, linked exclusively to Chinese espionage attackers, were used against the health insurer.
Of the approximate 78.8 million people whose information was accessed by hackers earlier this month, anywhere from 8.8 to 18.8 million of those affected include non-members.
When it comes to healthcare security, if you think compliance is the only thing you need to worry about, think again.
A unit of AIG Inc. is the primary cyber insurer for Anthem, according to a recent report in Business Insurance.
Plaintiffs in California, Georgia, Indiana and Alabama have filed suits and Anthem warned customers to brace for more phishing scams.
Experts argue that encryption is not the key piece in the Anthem breach if the incident involved a targeted attack on admin credentials.
Mandiant was brought on site Tuesday, after Anthem started their own internal investigation.
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