Lauren Bellero, deltarisk.com, December 30, 2019
The team at Delta Risk published many cyber security-related blogs throughout 2019. We’ve blogged about topics such as ransomware, cloud security, next-gen endpoint security, cyber security awareness, and much more. In case you missed any of them, here’s a roundup of our best cyber security blogs of 2019.
beckershospitalreview.com, January 2, 2020
Chicago-based Sinai Health System is notifying 12,578 patients about a security incident that may have exposed their protected health information. In October 2019, the health system discovered that two employees had fallen victim to a phishing attack.
cyberscoop.com, December 7, 2019
New Jersey’s largest hospital system said it paid an extortion fee to hackers who disrupted medical facilities with a ransomware attack. Hackensack Meridian Health is working to restore its computer systems. Administrators were forced to cancel roughly 100 elective medical procedures.
hipaajournal.com, December 13, 2019
The Cancer Center of Hawaii in Oahu was attacked with ransomware. The attack forced the Cancer Center to shut down its network servers, which meant it was temporarily prevented from providing radiation therapy to patients at Pali Momi Medical Center and St. Francis’ hospital in Liliha.
beckershospitalreview.com, December 3, 2019
Irving, Texas-based Choice Cancer Care Treatment Center is notifying 14,673 patients of a data breach that may have exposed their protected health information. In May, Choice Cancer Center noticed suspicious activity in a company email account. Upon further investigation with a third-party forensic firm, the center determined that an unauthorized person had gained access to the email account in May 2019.
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