Commentaries and Analyses

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center notifying patients; employee email accounts had been hacked in March

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Wyoming has posted a data security incident notice on its website. According to the notice, on or about April 5, 2019, CRMC became aware of suspicious activity related to certain employee payroll accounts and launched an investigation. They ultimately determined that some CRMC employee accounts were accessed without authorization...

Biggest data leaks of 2019 that hit Indians

Prabhjote Gill provides a recap of some of the biggest breaches and data leaks affecting Indian residents in 2019. You can read her report on Business Insider. It’s a by-the-numbers type of analysis, but it omits one incident that has numbers higher than one of the ones on their list. The 1to1Help.net leak was...

Medical Devices Face January 14 D-Day

Medlaw reports: January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7.  So what? Well, if you are in the medical community, it could mean the choice between spending big money on updating the operating systems of your medical devices or facing the constant attacks of hackers with vulnerable, out-dated software.  Some hospitals have updated...