In a move that represents a growing offensive against cybercriminals, Microsoft, cybersecurity firm Fortra and Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center have taken action to disrupt ransomware groups that have been observed attacking healthcare organizations in more than 19 countries. According to Microsoft, the company’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), Fortra and Health Information Sharing and […]
Ransomware continues to be a significant challenge for colleges and universities, school districts, and hospitals across the country, according to a new report. The 2022 report, released Monday by digital security firm Emsisoft, determined 89 education sector organizations were impacted by ransomware. Broken down, hackers demanded ransoms from 44 universities and colleges, and 45 school districts […]
U.S. authorities are urging healthcare organizations to be on the lookout for the Daixin Team, a new ransomware group that has been targeting the healthcare sector since June. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, FBI and Department of Health and Human Services’ joint advisory says the Daixin Team has been targeting healthcare organizations with […]
The latest research from Blackberry, the Waterloo, Ontario-headquartered provider of security software and services, shows organizations across all industries are struggling with maintaining and improving their overall cybersecurity posture. However, extended detection and response (XDR) solutions may be able to help. The survey of 405 senior IT, networking and security decision-makers in the U.S., Canada […]
Salesforce, the San Francisco-based CRM provider, has added Flow for Industries, an expansion of its Flow product suite that utilizes low-code automation for those in financial services, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. The expansion includes products in select Industry Cloud base licenses. Salesforce says the new offering with enable businesses to complete more tasks with fewer […]
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 […]