Healthcare Institutions: why cybersecurity is not just for CISOs

28 June 2019

New research conducted by the cybersecurity company Carbon Black, involving 20 healthcare CISOs (chief information security officers) has shown that over the last few years 83% of healthcare organisations have acknowledged a rise in cyber-attacks and that these attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated.

A phishing attack to a US hospital potentially breaches the data of 326,000 patients

12 February 2019

Although phishing attacks on healthcare organizations are well-known and common, the last attack reported by the University of Connecticat and its affiliated hospital caused a class-action lawsuit; in fact the attack has potentially breached the data of about 320,000 patients.
The patients argued that UConn Health’s breach only occurred due to their failure to “implement adequate and reasonable cybersecurity procedures and protocols.”

Video: See how the project started - PANACEA Research Kick Off meeting in Rome

09 February 2019

The PANACEA Research project started in Rome, on January 21-22, in the Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli hospital.

Fifteen partners from different nationalities met there to discuss the very first steps of the project. Watch the video to learn about the project from the people who are directly involved in dfferent parts of it.

 

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