The Genesis: HHS's Mandate for Cybersecurity Excellence Recently, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has introduced a set of healthcare-specific Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs) aimed at assisting the healthcare sector in emphasizing crucial security best practices. These voluntary CPGs comprise both "Essential" and "Enhanced" goals, including widely adopted measures such as multifactor authentication and basic incident response planning. Although the goals themselves are not groundbreaking...

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Can Medical Devices Be Hacked?

Securing Healthcare: Defending Against Medical Device Vulnerabilities Empowering Healthcare with Strong Cybersecurity Measures   In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, sometimes concise articles can be powerful public service messages.   The Challenge: Medical Device Vulnerabilities Within the dynamic field of healthcare, increasing attention is being drawn to the vulnerability of medical devices. This emerging challenge has the potential to redefine the landscape of healthcare technology management and security. It may come as...

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Looney Tunables

Looney Tunables - The Linux Vulnerability   In the wake of a recent disclosure, security researchers have been hard at work crafting proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for a critical security vulnerability, known as CVE-2023-4911, affectionately called "Looney Tunables." This flaw, discovered within the widely utilized GNU C Library (glibc) found in various Linux distributions, has raised concerns in the cybersecurity community.  The Vulnerability Brought to light by the diligent team...

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  Elon Musk, CEO of X announced that they've been able to save nearly 60% in cloud costs by exiting the cloud and moving to on-promise servers. While enacting the cloud exit strategy appears to have worked for a large company such as X, would it work for your company?   In today's fast-paced digital landscape, the question of whether a company should pursue a cloud exit strategy...

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