• Outdated Medical Devices Could Mean Trouble For Patients

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: October 24th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    In early October, over 100,000 diabetic patients received a notice from Johnson & Johnson that their insulin pumps are at risk of being attacked by various hackers. These hackers are now taking advantage of insulin pump devices by altering the dosage of insulin that is given to the patient.  The mistreat of insulin to any … Continue reading >>>

  • Advanced IP Filtering to Transform Healthcare Security

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: June 21st, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    Healthcare networks are a prime target for cybercrime. The life-saving services, data and business operations included in the healthcare model have also become quite the lucrative target for cybercriminals. Advanced IP filtering can transform healthcare security. As technology continues to evolve, innovations appear on both sides. New technologies, such as smart medical devices, mobile and … Continue reading >>>

  • Ransomware: How Snail Mail and Low Demands Could Mean Big Losses for Healthcare

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: April 18th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    A healthcare employee opens an email that looks important and clicks on the link. He goes about his day, only to return to see a message on his screen telling him all files on the system are now locked. Even worse, if he doesn’t pay a ransom within 48 hours, those files will be deleted … Continue reading >>>

  • How Next-Gen Advanced Ip  Filtering is Helping Healthcare Institutions Increase Security

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: April 11th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    Today’s healthcare institutions are facing tremendous challenges as they continue to adopt the latest technologies in patient management and care. One of the key issues included in this new set of technology challenges is the issue of security. Maintaining patient and employee privacy, as millions of sensitive data points now exist on servers and in … Continue reading >>>

  • Three Important Aspects of Healthcare Security

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: March 29th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    While there are many aspects to healthcare security, there are some key areas where vulnerabilities must be addressed. As the healthcare industry works rapidly to adopt electronic records, there are many changes taking place. Many of the changes will ultimately lead to a more secure environment that is better positioned to protect patient and employee … Continue reading >>>

  • Healthcare IT: A Myriad of Underaddressed Security Concerns

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: March 24th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    While security is important to all industries, Healthcare should be one of the most carefully guarded given that it is one of the most attractive to attackers. Data in this space is like an endless buffet to cybercriminals because of its quality and amount. Consider the data that your own Healthcare provider has on you … Continue reading >>>

  • How Advanced Ip Filtering Can Protect HealthCare Data

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: December 9th, 2015

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    Healthcare organizations, from hospitals to doctors’ offices to insurance offices and more, are prime targets for cyber attacks. If the motivation is to obtain and sell individual private data, healthcare systems provide a number of potential targets that are appealing to cyber attackers, including: Private data Medical devices (connected to the Internet of Things and … Continue reading >>>