Solving the medical device security challenge

Solving the medical device security challenge

When it comes to securing devices, businesses are facing quite the challenge. 90% of IT security pros find that connected devices will be a major security issue this year and for medical devices, the picture is looking even harder.

How do cyber security threats affect healthcare facilities?

Due to medical devices being connected to a healthcare facility’s network, when they become vulnerable to cyber security threats and the possibility of infection this creates a risk to the effective operation of the devices (and the facility itself).  This risk leads...
Preventing data breach and reporting after Omnibus HIPAA

Preventing data breach and reporting after Omnibus HIPAA

The Omnibus HIPAA breach definition makes it much easier for healthcare organizations’ personal health information (PHI) to become compromised. It also specifies that when data loss or breach happens, it must be reported to the individuals affected, HHS and sometimes,...

2 Security Measures to Protect Medical Devices From Breaches

An area that also requires security measures in a healthcare organization’s work environment and for patient protection are medical devices.  This particular focus is sometimes not a primary concern because the assumption is that the software companies who create the...