Cybersecurity

This channel page on cyber security includes news and new technology to prevent cyber attacks and hackers from gaining access to electronic medical recored (EMR) data, or illegallly accessing implantable wireless cardiac devices.

Atos Launches First Comprehensive Cybersecurity Portfolio for Healthcare Organizations
Technology | Cybersecurity | February 12, 2019
February 11, 2019 — Information technology (IT) services provider Atos announced the launch of its first comprehensive...
Networked medical devices at a health care provider and their vulnerability to cyber attack, as seen in a screenshot of a display created by the Medigate platform

Networked medical devices at a health care provider and their vulnerability to cyber attack, as seen in a screenshot of a display created by the Medigate platform. Image courtesy of Medigate

Feature | Cybersecurity | February 12, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Cybersecurity is being defined by a kind of arms race. On one side are the hackers with malware, some off the shelf,...
Blog | Cybersecurity | February 04, 2019
Cyber hackers pose a worsening threat to radiology and the rest of medical imaging. This risk might be reduced, however...
Podcast | Cybersecurity | February 04, 2019
Cyber hackers pose a worsening threat to radiology and the rest of medical imaging. This risk might be reduced, however...
Artificial Intelligence Advances Threaten Privacy of Health Data
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 04, 2019
January 4, 2019 — Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have created new threats to the privacy of people's health...
Videos | Cybersecurity | December 06, 2018
Anton S. Becker, M.D., radiology resident at the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland, discusses the long-term...
FDA and DHS Expand Partnership on Medical Device Cybersecurity
News | Cybersecurity | October 30, 2018
October 30. 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will...
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Blog | Cybersecurity | October 05, 2018
Like low-hanging cyber fruit, hospitals are ripe for plucking. And hackers have already started the harvest. A 12-month...
Medigate Announces Medical Device Cybersecurity App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework

Image courtesy of Medigate

Technology | Cybersecurity | May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018 — Cybersecurity company Medigate unveiled its medical device cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Networks...
Philips Warns of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in IntelliSpace and iSite PACS Products
News | Cybersecurity | April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 — Philips Healthcare last week issued a proactive advisory warning to its iSite and IntelliSpace picture...
Cybersecurity Threats in Medical Imaging
Feature | Cybersecurity | January 31, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
The year 2017 underscored the importance of strong cybersecurity practices in an increasingly connected world, as major...
Philips Introduces Technology Maximizer Program for Imaging Equipment Upgrades
Technology | Radiology Imaging | January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 — Philips recently announced the launch of Technology Maximizer, a cross-modality program designed to...
Videos | Cybersecurity | December 12, 2017
J. Anthony Seibert, Ph.D., professor and chair of informatics, University of California Davis, describes the security...
As attacks on patients’ personal information become more sophisticated, radiology and other departments must work together with IT, government and industry to better protect their patients
Feature | Cybersecurity | November 06, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis
The driving force of healthcare technology advancement in recent years has focused on making it easier to share...
MDISS Launches 'WHISTL' Network of Medical Device Security Testing Labs
News | Cybersecurity | August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017 — The Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS) recently launched the first of...
HHS Unveils Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Health Information Breaches
News | Cybersecurity | August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently...
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Blog | Information Technology | June 06, 2017
Healthcare is now the most cyber attacked industry. According to a white paper published by Healthcare IT News with...
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Blog | Enterprise Imaging | May 17, 2017
Mobile devices and standards that support interoperability stand out in the shadowy world of cyber intrusions. They...
bring your own device (BYOD) trend
Blog | Enterprise Imaging | May 05, 2017
A trend that has already taken shape in other industries now may be on the cusp of radiology. Tuned to exactly fit...
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Feature | Cybersecurity | May 05, 2017 | By Greg Freiherr
  The radiology landscape is pocked with cyber mines. And it’s getting worse. Legacy imaging systems are connected to...