Cybersecurity + Healthcare

Op-Ed: The Orangeworm Attacks — Why You Should be Worried

2018-12-20T00:50:53+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Cybersecurity + Healthcare, Latest Publications, Op-Ed|Tags: , |

In yet another cyberattack aimed at the healthcare industry, a hacker group named Orangeworm recently targeted healthcare orgs in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. The attacks were aimed at computers that control X-rays and MRI machines, in addition to other medical devices. Yikes. The Orangeworm attacks not only highlight vulnerabilities specific to the healthcare industry, but also [...]

3 Ways Ransomware Affects Healthcare Cybersecurity

2018-12-20T00:07:11+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity + Healthcare, Latest Publications|Tags: , |

Ransomware encrypts files and effectively locks users out of their computers and data. Those behind this type of cybersecurity attack then ask for money - ransom - in exchange for your data. It is estimated that 7.4 million new malware programs will be released in 2017. That’s about 850 per hour. Most ransomware is delivered in an [...]