Health IT: How to Prepare for New Cybersecurity Regulations

Security for health IT is an ongoing process. Hackers never stop learning and evolving, so IT teams need to do the same. For example, a hacker group called “Orangeworm” was recently identified. This group targets providers in the healthcare sector with a Trojan virus that can be installed on devices such as X-ray and MRIs. Cybersecurity providers are publishing patches that will scan for the malicious software, but it’s crucial that health IT leaders stay aware of the latest risks, work with secure vendors, and keep their software up to date. It’s not just attackers that are changing the cybersecurity