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Cyber Security

Over 80% of medical imaging devices lack supported operating systems
Puts them at heightened risk of cyberattacks
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HHS computer hack leads to false information in response to coronavirus pandemic
No attacker identified and no information appears to have been stolen
GE Healthcare beefs up cybersecurity protection for providers with Skeye
Combines AI and remote security operations center monitoring
CyberMDX outlines threats faced by healthcare IT and security in 2019
Number of breached records almost tripled from 2018
Healthcare data breaches in US tripled in 2019 over previous year
More than 40 million patient records breached in 2019, according to report
Cybersecurity risks uncovered in GE monitors
Global install base for impacted systems estimated in the hundreds of thousands
Medical image security 'gets worse every day': report
Number of scans accessible on vulnerable servers now exceeds 1 billion: report
What does the new MDS2 form mean for your medical devices?
Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks
MaxQ AI announces ISO 27001 certification for cybersecurity management
Providing a higher level of assurance in a climate of cyber vulnerabilities
Healthcare hacks skyrocketed in October
All told, 661,830 records were compromised in these episodes
Google almost exposed personal information for 30,000 patients: report
Planned to publicly post over 100,000 X-ray scans
Whistleblower reveals secret Google-Ascension healthcare data deal
Revelation prompted statements from both companies, asserting no HIPAA violations
Texas state agency to pay $1.6 million for HIPAA violation
Breaching of ePHI belonging to 6,617 people
ECS awarded $116 million contract to modernize IT of Military Health System
Provides medical care to 9.4 million military families and veterans
What the NotPetya malware strike showed the healthcare industry
Merck lost 15,000 Windows systems in 90 seconds, and $870 million
The Brooklyn Hospital Center hit by hackers
The latest in an ongoing string of healthcare facility attacks