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How Hackers Hold Hospitals, and Your Health, for Ransom

Brian Selfridge knew his time was up. From his perch in a locked conference room with the blinds half closed, he could see two members of the hospital IT team rounding the corner with what looked like a clear sense of purpose. He suppressed a smile as he watched the pair running circles around each other. One of them -- brow furrowed, eyes buried in an open laptop -- walked right past his room, saying, "He's right here! He's got to be!" Read More

The Top 25 Women Leaders in IT Managed Services of 2021

The IT Services Report recently announced The Top 25 Women Leaders in IT Managed Services of 2021. These exceptional women have excelled in a highly competitive industry that continues to evolve at a fast clip. Huge congrats to our very own Nadia Fahim-Koster for being acknowledged alongside such an impressive group of women! Read More

Meditology Attains PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Status

Meditology has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). The organization completed a rigorous assessment and training process that allows the organization to offer services to evaluate and certify the effectiveness PCI-DSS controls and processes for its customers. Read More

Meditology Services Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Meditology Services has announced the achievement of a major milestone of 10 years of service to the healthcare industry. Meditology began in 2010 with founding Partner Cliff Baker’s bold vision to establish the most sought-after brand in healthcare security, privacy, and compliance. Read More

Hospitals Make Themselves a Target for Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks on hospitals are on the rise because the targets are ripe and the payoff worthwhile. Last week, the FBI, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency published an advisory based on credible information "of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers." Read More

Dealing with Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Five CEOs Respond

The FBI recently announced a potentially significant ransomware attack on the healthcare sector. Ransomware groups are becoming more sophisticated and efficient in their ability to deploy ransomware attacks. The challenges presented by COVID-19 have only increased the target on health systems. KLAS posed the following three questions to five CEOs at healthcare-focused cybersecurity firms: Read More

Cybersecurity Advisory a 'Call to Arms' for Healthcare CIOs

A cybersecurity advisory from the federal government not only puts healthcare CIOs on high alert but also signals a call to arms. Last week, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a joint cybersecurity advisory warning healthcare organizations of an "increased and imminent cybercrime threat." Read More

Urgent Bulletin: FBI Alert on Imminent Ransomware Attack on U.S. Hospitals

Meditology Services has been advised of a credible and imminent ransomware attack on the US healthcare system from an eastern European criminal group. The FBI, HHS, DHS, the CISA, and several other sources have advised that a coordinated attack on the healthcare system is planned for over 400 healthcare entities and may already be underway. The CISA reports, “CISA, FBI, and HHS have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. Read More