Category Archives for "Medical Devices & EHR"

the Security Vulnerabilities IoT Medical Devices on wireless networks

Security Vulnerabilities IoT Medical Devices on Wi-Fi Networks

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is gradually realizing a radical transformation of healthcare services based on the deployment of numerous medical devices, which already represent a considerable segment of the billions of internet-connected devices that are nowadays available.  The security vulnerabilities IoT medical devices affects many different types of in-hospital equipment including diagnostic equipment (e.g., MRI (Magnetic Resonance […]

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Next Technology Healthcare Cyber Attacks to Devices, Apps, and Cloud

Embracing next technology healthcare technologies without adequate preparation will only open new risk avenues and threat vectors.  Technology is perceived as a solution to address operational inefficiencies within the healthcare industry and to expand the reach of high quality healthcare services to remote regions. But the risks are mounting. Vulnerable Devices for Critical Medical Practices […]

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A Proactive Ransomware Mitigation Strategy for Electronic Health Records

Ransomware is distributed as a social engineering ploy via email, malicious links and malvertizing, among other techniques. A proactive ransomware mitigation strategy is needed as once a user falls prey to these human exploits, ransomware is downloaded to the victim’s computer to begin the malicious process.  The virus attempts to connect with encryption-key servers, takes […]

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Healthcare Industry Unprepared Technology Adoption, And Here’s Why…

The cybercrime threat landscape for the healthcare industry vertical is evolving at unprecedented rates. The healthcare industry unprepared technology adoption, has remained on the sidelines of the cyber war. The malicious intent of financially motivated or state-sponsored cyber-criminals was best served by victimizing financial institutions, power infrastructure and the business sector. The sheer wealth of […]

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