Healthcare IAM Professionals’ August Articles

August 11, 2021

This week, HIMSS 2021 is going on, so follow along with our link to Live Coverage. Keep yourself updated on the latest healthcare IT news, like the proliferation of ransomware today, a demonstration of the importance of Information Security Policies, and a debate about the efficacy of paying ransoms if your data is ever stolen. 

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Cyber Security Articles for Healthcare IAM Professionals


Special Highlight: HIMSS 2021 Live Coverage via HealthcareIT News

Keep up to date on the highlights of the 2021 HIMSS conference taking place August 9-13 in Las Vegas with live coverage from HealthcareIT News.

Don’t Let Your Healthcare System Be a Hostage via JDSUPRA

Ransomware attacks are plaguing the healthcare industry. Here are some actions organizations should take now before they find their systems victimized.

Cybersecurity Poised to Take Center Stage at HIMSS21 via Medical Economics

Cyber defense will be front and center at the 2021 HIMSS Global Health Conference, and not a moment too soon, as the increased volume of ransomware, data breaches and other attacks that started during the pandemic continues to threaten patient, data and medical device safety.

Healthcare Under Siege: Should Hospitals Pay Hackers Ransom? via AttackIQ

With a slew of fresh ransomware attacks in healthcare, organizations are turning a critical eye to their cybersecurity hygiene and ability to successfully detect and prevent attacks.

Health IT Security Challenges Persist for Hospital Systems via HealthcareITSecurity

The current standards for Medical Devices conBasic health IT security and cybersecurity remain a struggle for many healthcare systems in the United States, according to a new report.

Why Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Need to Take Cybersecurity More Seriously via Brookings

Healthcare organizations are an inviting target for financially motivated threat actors because their broad attack surfaces make it relatively easy for cybercriminals to find vulnerabilities and monetize their exploits.

Why Every Organization Needs Information Security Policies via Idenhaus

Idenhaus discusses the need for up-to-date and accurate Information Security Policies to keep organizations on the right cyber security path.

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