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8 Tips for Securing Your Healthcare Business from Cyber Attacks

As a healthcare provider, you want what’s best for your patients. When you review charts, x-rays, and scans, you use the data for diagnosis to help you work together with your patient to create a treatment plan.

But what if what you’re seeing isn’t correct? What if the scan has been altered by malware, and you misdiagnose?

In a blind study, researchers altered real CT lung scans through malware, fabricating cancerous nodules.

What is Internet of Bodies and How Will it Impact Your Practice Next Year

You might have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), but how about Internet of Bodies (IoB)? It may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s growing. It’s about using the human body as a data platform. If it sounds a little confusing (or scary), let’s dive into what it is and what challenges you can expect as we move into this new technology.

What The Metaverse Means To Healthcare and Security

What does the future hold for healthcare? Some are betting it’s quickly moving to the metaverse. And that will bring a host of opportunities, challenges, and risks.

Think of the metaverse as the next version of the internet. One that will combine artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and expanding connectivity (currently 5G) to create online environments that are more experiential and interactive than what we’re using today.

How To Build an Effective Strategy for a Secure Cloud

Cloud computing is no longer something just for larger organizations. Even small practices are implementing cloud-based solutions.

81 percent of companies have a multi-cloud strategy already implemented or in the works
67 percent of enterprise infrastructure is based in the cloud
The average person uses 36 cloud-based services daily

While a cloud-based approach can make you more efficient, it also comes with security concerns.

Be Cyber Safe in Cyberspace

This is the nineteenth year the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October.

With a message of “See yourself in cyber” and “Be smart online”, it’s a good time to remind everyone on your team of basic rules about cybersecurity.

4 Steps To Prevent Ransomware Attacks In Your Practice

While ransomware attacks aren’t a new cybersecurity risk, they have increased enough over the past few years to be considered a top threat.

Statistics show that ransomware is part of 10 percent of all breaches, doubling in frequency in 2021. Approximately 37 percent of global organizations said they were a victim or some level of ransomware attack in 2021.

You can’t ignore these statistics.

Sophisticated Security Plans Don’t Always Fix Security

Think your data is safe? Are you comfortable with the security plans you’ve put into place? A recent study shows you might want to think twice about your approach to security.

Statistics show that the majority of businesses typically employ between 4 to 8 security measures, with the average hovering around 5.8. Yet based on the data, the more security measures being used, the more of a target the organization becomes.