Health Data

Urgent Cyber Warning For Hospitals Over Threat Of ‘WannaCry Repeat’: Report

Zak Doffman reports: In the two years since the devastating WannaCry cyberattack hit worldwide, institutions have not done enough to protect themselves against a repeat. And that’s especially true in the healthcare sector. A report this week by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) warns that hospitals “remain vulnerable to cyber...

TN: Alive Hospice notifies patients or next of kin after discovering unauthorized access to an employee’s email account

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On or around May 6, 2019, Alive Hospice became aware of unusual activity related to an employee’s email account. Alive Hospice immediately took steps to respond to and investigate this activity and change the user’s password. Based on this review, Alive Hospice determined that an unauthorized individual(s)...