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Legacy systems, employee error leave hospitals, devices vulnerable to cyberattacks

Dive Brief: Another report points to insider error and misuse as major threats to data security in the healthcare sector. Errors such as improper handling and storage of patient files, often due to poor organizational policies and procedures, leave IT systems and connected medical devices vulnerable to outside attack and manipulation, new research from Vectra… Read More »

IBM exec on the ins and outs of securing internet of things devices in healthcare

The Internet of Things is a phenomenon with which healthcare CIOs, and just about everybody else, are by now quite familiar. Smartphones can control the lights in homes and manage security systems, for example. In healthcare, implanted medical devices can communicate with providers via the web. But there’s still a big learning curve ahead for… Read More »