healthcare industry HIMSS

Threats to the Healthcare Industry

Budget limitations, phishing attacks, and ransomware continue to threaten the healthcare industry, according to the 2021 HIMSS report  The 2021 HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey provides insight into the state of healthcare cybersecurity. This year, the report may serve as a chance for IT teams to inform their organizations that they are still in need of a cybersecurity overhaul.  Too Many …

experian

Cyberdemic 2.0?

The 2022 Experian Data Breach Industry report covers the impact of breaches over the past year and turns an eye towards the upcoming months as well, forecasting implications for the continued barrage of cyberattacks.  The report covers trends in the digital landscape that have manifested due to natural disasters and gambling sites (leading to more phishing scams), as well as …

westmark

How Enzoic is helping West-Mark comply with NIST Password Guidelines

West-Mark is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of trucks and trailers based in the western United States. Their high-quality manufacturing process helped them become an essential supplier for the US Department of Defense and the United States military. However, being in this part of the nation’s supply chain makes West-Mark a potential target for cybercriminals. To manage the risk, West-Mark …

patient portals

Locking Down Patient Portals

Five Defensive Solutions Healthcare Organizations Can Take Right Now The pandemic has affected every aspect of society, but the healthcare industry has been at the center of the changes. Telehealth services and patient portals became more important overnight, as patients needed to access information without visiting a physical location. But as healthcare expands to be a hybrid of in-person and …

IoT

Addressing Authentication Issues Within IoT

Staying Safe, While Staying Connected As more organizations enter the digital landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), there are parallel increases in the number and frequencies of cyberattacks. IoT has a great capacity for beneficial technological impact across all industries, but unless organizations can embrace better cybersecurity, they are all under massive risk of attack. Make no mistake: threat …

CISA

CISA Adds Single-Factor Authentication to List of Bad Practices

One Layer Isn’t Enough The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in the United States recently announced adding single-factor authentication to their list of Bad Practices.  CISA’s Bad Practices list contains a collection of exceptionally risky cybersecurity practices. Although intended for all industries, the practices listed are considered especially dangerous in organizations that support critical infrastructure or National Critical Functions (NCF).  …