Management, lack of money blamed for poor cybersecurity at Canadian hospitals

Healthcare experts told a webinar that legacy IT systems, lack of money are hindering security at Canadian

Toronto hospital network says IT problems not caused by cyber attack

The University Health Network is still investigating the cause, but says the problems 'were entirely

Breaking News: Toronto children’s hospital confirms it was hit by ransomware

The impact of the ransomware attack that hit Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children may last for weeks. In an online statement today the hospital said it anticipates that it will be a matter of weeks before all systems are functioning as normal. There is no evidence to date that personal information or personal health information

Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children dealing with cybersecurity incident

Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children is still dealing with a cybersecurity incident so serious it declared a ‘Code Grey’ — meaning an IT system failure. On Monday, the hospital said the incident appears to have only impacted a few internal clinical and corporate systems, as well as some hospital phone lines and webpages. “All patient

Novant Health Breach Expose Data of 1.3 million Patients

The U.S. healthcare provider Novant Health has confirmed a data breach in which information from 1,362,296 people leaked. The incident was caused by a misconfigured Meta...

70,000 Patient Records Breached Due To Hacked Kaiser Permanente Email Account

Kaiser Permanente, the biggest nonprofit health plan provider in America, recently announced a data breach that exposed highly sensitive health information of close to...

University Researchers Invent Blood Donation Processing Robot

Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology have invented a robotic prototype aimed at helping medical staff automate blood donation processing. The university researchers, led by...