The news is full of cyberattacks and data breaches, and no organisation is immune, including healthcare institutions. In fact, healthcare is a prime target for cyber criminals. That's because of the valuable data their systems contain, like personally identifiable, credit card and banking information. This guide focuses on emerging cybersecurity threats to healthcare institutions what security pros should include when planning their strategy.
Healthcare security concerns
Cyber criminals are increasingly organized, sophisticated -- and successful. When attacks succeed, the results can be devastating for the targeted institution and individuals who rely on their services. Recent attacks reveal details that point up the need for an effective cybersecurity strategy.
The ransomware gang behind the cyber attack on the University of Manchester appears to have got its hands on an NHS dataset being used by the university for research purposes Continue Reading
Despite being off limits for some hackers, hospitals continue to be lucrative targets for ransomware groups because of their valuable data and higher rate of paying ransoms. Continue Reading
Amid security concerns and AI advances, a majority of the British public still trusts the NHS to store and analyse their health data, but would prefer it remains domiciled in the UK Continue Reading
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Developing a cybersecurity strategy in healthcare
Effective cybersecurity requires a comprehensive strategy that considers, among other things, securing data kept on site and in the cloud. A disaster recovery plan is essential too. Because even a well-secured system will likely be breached at some point.
We look at RPO and RTO in defining data protection and disaster recovery strategies and how to specify tiers that reflect the importance of different systems in your organisation Continue Reading
Stored unstructured data could be a black hole full of unknown risk. We look at the key dangers to compliance in unstructured data and some ways of mitigating the risks Continue Reading
To be released as part of its security cloud, Rubrik Cyber Recovery provides recovery plan testing, snapshot cloning for vulnerabilities and investigations of infected data. Continue Reading