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How to Spot AI-Generated Phishing Emails: Recognizing the Warning Signs and Safeguarding Against Cyber Risks

As the healthcare industry becomes increasingly reliant on digital communications, the threat of phishing attacks has grown significantly. With the emergence of AI technology, cybercriminals have found new ways to craft phishing emails that can deceive even the most cautious individuals. These malicious emails often target healthcare organizations, aiming to steal sensitive patient information, compromise...

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HHS Urges Health Systems to Prioritize Cybersecurity Measures

Healthcare cybersecurity incidents have more than doubled since 2018, while ransomware attacks have surged close to 300%. This tsunami of cybercrime has led to extensive care disruptions, patient safety risks, and an increased strain on the already overwhelmed healthcare sector. With cybersecurity incidents occurring on an almost daily basis, federal regulators are now looking to...

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AI Could Increase the Number of Healthcare Breaches: How Healthcare Organizations Can Mitigate the Risks

Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force that promises to revolutionize the way care is delivered as we know it. From enhancing diagnostics and patient care to streamlining administrative tasks and contributing to medical research, its potential seems limitless. However, with all of its promises, there are increasing concerns about the many risks,...

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How to Spot a Phishing Email (Part 2)

Examples of a Phishing Email Phishing emails and text messages often tell a story to trick you into clicking on a link or opening an attachment. Examples include: 1) “We have noticed suspicious activity with your account. Please login to the link below.” 2) “We have noticed there is a problem with your account or...

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How to Spot a Phishing Email (Part 1)

Cybercriminals have been increasingly targeting the healthcare industry, and phishing is one of the most common ways that they try to gain access to healthcare networks and sensitive patient data. Recognizing and avoiding phishing emails is crucial to protecting patient data and maintaining the safety and integrity of healthcare systems. What is phishing? According to...

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Average cost of healthcare data breach reaches $11M

How can healthcare organizations protect themselves? Healthcare continues to be the most expensive industry for data breaches, with costs increasing 53% since 2020, according to research conducted by the Ponemon Institute. In fact, the average cost of a healthcare data breach reached a whopping $11 million this year, and the number of healthcare data breaches have...