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What Healthcare Organizations Should Know About Russian Hacking Gang KillNet

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) recently issued a report letting healthcare organizations know that they are still being heavily targeted by KillNet, a Russian group of cybercriminals. The number of daily attacks KillNet waged against healthcare organizations using Microsoft Azure increased significantly between November 18 and February 17 — from 10-20 attacks per day in November to 40-60 attacks per day in February.

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

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Endpoint security: The medicine required to cure healthcare’s cybersecurity woes

The healthcare industry has been reported as the second most targeted industry from cyberattacks. Following the business sector, healthcare sees the largest number of threats designed to specifically target their data. Why? The answer blends target-rich opportunities, due to the sheer number of internet-connected devices in use, and a significant number of endpoints that remain inadequately secured. This combination […]