Cyber_securityThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued a checklist that details suggested best practices for entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in responding to potentially damaging cyber attacks.  The checklist, and an accompanying infographic, provide welcome guidance for health care

Cyber_securityLast week’s massive ransomware attack should serve as a wake-up call that companies across all industries, including and perhaps especially the health care industry, must take the threat of global ransomware seriously.

The WannaCry attack reportedly crippled some of the computer systems of the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS), forcing emergency room closures and