The operators of the Conti ransomware – thought to be behind the attack on Ireland’s health services – are targeting U.S. first responders.
Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) is the state’s first medical school and recently upgraded all manner of technology to help facilitate learning in new and innovative ways.
People with asthma typically carry their inhaler with them wherever they go – but if they’re keen on modern asthma monitoring technology, then they’ll also be sure to carry their smartphone. The Asthma Guardian by Resmonics is a system to help asthmatics gain more control over their condition. According to a recent Tech Acute report: […]
In a new blog post describing nation state cyberattacks on COVID-19 vaccine makers, Microsoft is calling for an end to attacks on the healthcare industry amid the pandemic. Tom Burt, the corporate vice president of customer security and trust at Microsoft, said the company has detected cyberattacks from three nation-state actors on seven prominent companies […]
Microsoft has launched the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare to provide healthcare organization with a suite of new tools designed to help them recover from the COVID-19 crisis. The new offering, announced last week, includes “provides trusted and integrated capabilities that deliver automation and efficiency on high-value workflows as well as deep data analysis functionality for […]
Sonoma Valley Hospital in Sonoma, Calif. reported last week that a security incident shut down its computers. In its October 22 notice to patients, the hospital said the October 11 incident “triggered a significant downtime event”: Currently, the Hospital is maintaining operations while computer systems are being fully restored. We have maintained the ability to care […]
The computer networks of a major hospital chain in the U.S. and Britain have been hit by a massive cyberattack that may be the largest such attack on a medical institution in U.S. history. According to NBC News, Universal Health Systems, an operator of more than 400 locations, was knocked offline over the weekend due […]
Belgium Hospital Digital Signage Project Features 500+ Screens: Here’s How They’re Securely Connected
Nicknamed the ‘Capital of Europe’, Belgium is home to 209 hospitals and one of the world’s most diverse populations (up by a million since 2005), with more than 180 nationalities and 108 spoken languages in the country. With tens of thousands of daily hospital visitors and admissions, 64,000 beds and an average stay of approximately […]
Much of the world is still in flux and reeling from the health and economic effects of COVID-19, and cybercriminals are unfortunately taking note and attacking when we’re most vulnerable. Hackers and other bad actors are targeting remote workers, education institutions and healthcare at a time when each are critically important to our continuity. And, […]
During the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals and other healthcare facilities have been tirelessly working to save patients’ lives and keep facilities running as smoothly as possible. Keeping healthcare facilities safe is no easy feat on any given day, nevermind during a pandemic. Between patient safety, visitor safety, HIPAA laws, and violence against hospital staff (just to name […]