Healthcare IT leaders understand that email is the biggest threat to their cybersecurity, according to a new survey, but the medium is "mission-critical" to their operations.
A new bill would criminalize not disclosing data breaches, putting company executives on the hook for failing to report when their organizations' data is compromised.
The patient-safety organization recommended healthcare organizations take a proactive approach to cybersecurity to minimize the threat of ransomware and other malware.
After the federal government banned its agencies from using Kaspersky software, healthcare organizations may steer clear of the Russian security software as well.
The FDA's recall of 465,000 Abbott Laboratories pacemakers earlier this week alerted medical-device makers that they increasingly need to be prepared to issue security updates and take cybersecurity issues more seriously.
As hackers gain easier access to the tools of their trade, hacks of healthcare organizations have increased dramatically, with 162% more so far in 2017 as there were in all of 2016.
Unlike recent ranswomare attacks, the breach came from within the company.
The Senate has proposed banning the military from using Kaspersky Lab's cybersecurity software due to potential Russian government influence.
The drugmaker is the first U.S. company reporting that it's been hit by a new variety of ransomware dubbed NotPetya.
Anthem is on the cusp of having to make the biggest payout in U.S. history for a data breach. The $115 million proposed settlement is a reflection of the just how valuable patient records and personal information have become.
Anthem has reached a $115 million deal to settle lawsuits over a 2015 data breach in which hackers stole personal information from 78.8 million employees and current and former members.
In the wake of last month's WannaCry ransomware, HHS officials called on the department's senior adviser for cybersecurity and others to organize public-private collaborations to better share threat information both before and during attacks.