Data Breaches

Read: Nurses at Michigan Hospitals Sound Alarm Over Patient Safety Issues Caused by Ransomware Attack

Nurses at Michigan Hospitals Sound Alarm Over Patient Safety Issues Caused by Ransomware Attack

Clinicians at several of Ascension’s hospitals said patients are going into elective surgeries before all of their lab results are back.

Read: Navigating Student Data Privacy in Higher Education

Navigating Student Data Privacy in Higher Education

Safeguarding student data and fostering trust around data collection demands a comprehensive approach with robust security measures, strict adherence to privacy laws, clear policies, and continuous staff training.

Read: UPDATE: Ransomware Group Leaks Change Healthcare Data

UPDATE: Ransomware Group Leaks Change Healthcare Data

One cybersecurity expert estimates some healthcare providers are losing $100 million per day because of the Change Healthcare ransomware attack.

Read: Tennessee Man, 5 Hospital Employees Sentenced for Conspiracy to Sell Patient Information

Tennessee Man, 5 Hospital Employees Sentenced for Conspiracy to Sell Patient Information

Authorities claim the former employees sold patient data to a man who then sold it to personal injury lawyers and chiropractors.

Read: Cybersecurity Researcher Finds School Shooting Emergency Plans Exposed Online

Cybersecurity Researcher Finds School Shooting Emergency Plans Exposed Online

The records were accessible to the public online and included highly sensitive school emergency planning and security documents.

Read: New York AG: Health Center Must Pay $450K HIPAA Fine, Invest $1.2 Million in Cybersecurity Improvements

New York AG: Health Center Must Pay $450K HIPAA Fine, Invest $1.2 Million in Cybersecurity Improvements

Refuah Health experienced a ransomware attack that compromised the personal information of approximately 250,000 New Yorkers.

Read: Cybersecurity Incident Forces Missouri Hospital to Divert Patients

Cybersecurity Incident Forces Missouri Hospital to Divert Patients

Liberty Hospital’s cybersecurity incident was discovered on Dec. 19 and continues to impact staff and potentially patient care.

Read: Hospitals Across U.S. Forced to Divert Patients Due to Possible Cyber Attack

Hospitals Across U.S. Forced to Divert Patients Due to Possible Cyber Attack

Hospitals and health systems in at least seven states experienced cybersecurity incidents on Thanksgiving Day.

Read: 5 Facts: November 2023 Edition

5 Facts: November 2023 Edition

This month’s edition covers boys’ graduation rates, a hospital security officer’s special knack for identifying stroke victims, and more.

Read: 6 Ways to Improve Cyber Security and Internet Safety on Your Campus

6 Ways to Improve Cyber Security and Internet Safety on Your Campus

Starting with these tips below as a framework can help structure your campus’ internet safety plan and flesh it out to meet your institution’s needs.

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