The 21st Century digital age has provided women with numerous sexual and reproductive health tools that track periods, ovulation, and pregnancy. By simply plugging certain health data inputs into these apps, women can now accurately track the most intimate moments of their lives. But is this sensitive health information secure?
Our colleagues Alaap Shah and Stuart Gerson of Epstein Becker Green have written an Expert Analysis on Law360 that will be of interest to our readers: "Health Cos. Must Prepare for Growing Ransomware Threat."
The following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):
Ransomware attacks have become big business, and they are on the rise. And entities in the health care and life sciences space have become primary targets of opportunity for attackers.
As the recent Colonial Pipeline Co. ransomware event illustrates, a small group of black hat hackers, living in ...
by Pamela D. Tyner
Social media have become de rigueur globally. Today, millions maintain connections with their friends, relatives and business acquaintances via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs and YouTube. Recent studies indicate that social media popularity even predicts polling popularity and the stock market. Translated to the healthcare arena, healthcare facilities and organizations are now trained to promote their business by communicating effectively via social media. In addition, patients, physicians and employees of healthcare facilities and ...
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