On February 28, 2022, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued data on information blocking claims received since April 5, 2021, the effective date of information blocking regulations enacted under the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). As a reminder, in accordance with the Cures Act’s prohibition on certain

On October 27, 2020, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned the health care industry about “an imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.”

According to the warning, which was shared during a conference call, the government has received “credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S.

FireEye Labs has reported that the Locky ransomware continues to hit the health care industry hard and has increased in the month of August.

Although the telecommunications, manufacturing, and aerospace/defense industries are also being targeted with Locky ransomware, the health care industry is being attacked with greater frequency and intensity.

The health care industry should