HEALTHCARE INFOSECURITY NEWSLETTER

November 2019

[Blog] Security Automation in ActiveEye 2.0

Tempy Wright, deltarisk.com, October 21, 2019 

Security automation is critical to identifying threats and resolving alerts faster. It plays a key part in the latest release of our cloud-native Security Orchestration and Automation (SOAR) platform, ActiveEye 2.0. Learn more in our blog.

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129K Patients Impacted by 3-Month Phishing Attack on Montana Provider

heathitsecurity.com, October 23, 2019

Montana-based Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) is notifying about 129,000 patients that their data was potentially breached after several employees fell victim to a “highly sophisticated” phishing attack in May.

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Veterans’ Data at Risk on Shared Network Storage Devices

bankinfosecurity.com, October 22, 2019

Inadequately protected shared network storage devices at a Department of Veterans Affairs regional office left veterans’ personal and health information vulnerable to identity theft, fraud and other compromises, according to a new watchdog agency report.

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Alabama Hospitals Pay Up in Ransomware Attack

threatpost.com, October 7, 2019

An Alabama hospital system has paid its attackers in a ransomware attack that knocked its systems offline on Oct. 1. Officials at the DCH Health System didn’t say how much the hospitals paid for the decryption key but noted that they have started a “methodical” process of system restoration.

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DeepThink Health, VScript Left Thousands of Patients’ Information Exposed Online 

beckershospitalreview.com, October 22, 2019  

Two healthcare companies, DeepThink Health and VScript, had unsecured websites that could be accessed by anyone online, according researchers from WizCase. Across the globe, nine companies had databases that were easily accessible online. Some of the data that was exposed included prescriptions, medical observations, lab visits and Social Security numbers, as well as names and addresses.

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UAB Medicine Phishing Attack Impacts 19,000 Patients

hipaajournal.com, October 7, 2019

UAB Medicine is alerting patients about a phishing attack that resulted in the email accounts of several employees of UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama being accessed by the attackers. Upon discovery of the breach, the passwords on affected email accounts were changed.

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[News] Delta Risk’s New ActiveEye 2.0 Reduces 95 Percent of False Positives to Find and Resolve Cyber Threats Faster

Businesses are struggling to defend themselves against cyber security attacks and data breaches, while managing complex legacy security solutions with limited staff. A focus on advanced security automation is key to sifting through the noise of thousands of security alerts and eliminating false positives. Learn more about our new ActiveEye 2.0 solution here.

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