The Risk of Nation-State Hackers, Government-Controlled Health Data

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a rise in targeted, sophisticated cyberattacks designed to take advantage of an increasingly connected environment. In healthcare, it’s led to a rise in nation-state attacks, in an effort to steal valuable COVID-19 data and disrupt care operations.  Read the full article here.

Health IT Security – COVID-19 Impact on Ransomware, Threats, Healthcare Cybersecurity

COVID-19 has significantly shifted the threat landscape from attacks on individuals and small businesses to critical infrastructure, governments, and major corporations, according to Interpol. Malicious cyberattacks were behind the majority of healthcare IT security incidents, while ransomware demands soared as “big game” variants dominated the threat landscape.  Read the full article here.

Fortified Health Security Releases 2020 Mid-Year Horizon Report

Report details increased cybersecurity risk for healthcare industry amidst COVID-19 pandemic; shares actionable guidance for stakeholders FRANKLIN, Tenn. – August 3, 2020 – Fortified Health Security, the recognized leader in cybersecurity for healthcare, today released the 2020 Mid-Year Horizon Report. The report details findings that illustrate how the COVID-19 pandemic...