Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 3-9-2022

TLP White This week, Hacking Healthcare begins with an update on the cyber incident reporting bill that was passed by the United States Senate. We examine what the bill requires and what comes next as it looks to become law. Additionally, we explain why implementation...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 3-1-2022

TLP White: This week, Hacking Healthcare takes a longer look at the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine. We examine what sanctions and other public and private sector actions are being applied and to whom they are being directed. Then, we identify how these actions...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 3-23-2022

TLP White: This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by highlighting the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST) request for public comment on a potential update to their cybersecurity framework. Next, we dive into a number of new developments outlined by...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 2-15-2022

TLP White This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by trying to make sense of the Russian government’s ongoing law enforcement operations against cybercriminals within its jurisdiction. We attempt to identify some potential motivations for the actions, as well as the...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 2-8-2022

TLP White This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by examining an article that claims an American civilian took it upon himself to launch a cyberattack against the government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). We look at how this case relates to the...

Hacking Healthcare 2-1-2022

TLP White This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by examining how an interesting development in the ongoing Ukraine crisis that involves Belarusian hacktivists could provide a preview of a new cyber threat to the healthcare sector. We then break down why the Federal...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 1-19-22

TLP White This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by breaking down what the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) new strategy to combat cybercrime means, and why it may not produce significantly better results than its current approach. Next, we examine the...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 1-13-2022

TLP White: This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by breaking down the Federal Trade Commission’s warning that it may take action against companies that don’t remediate the Log4j vulnerability in a timely manner. Next, we jump to a new phishing technique that abuses...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 1-6-2022

TLP White: This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by reviewing how an AvosLocker ransomware attack bolsters our understanding of how ransomware gangs operate. We then jump to the ramifications of a federal appeals court decision to deny an insurance claim resulting from...

Health-ISAC Hacking Healthcare 12-14-2021

TLP White: This week, Hacking Healthcare begins by breaking down the issue of cyber incident reporting timelines and makes the case for engagement with regulators and legislators. Next, we examine reports that the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) is...

Hacking Healthcare is written by John Banghart, who served as a primary advisor on cybersecurity incidents and preparedness and led the National Security Council’s efforts to address significant cybersecurity incidents, including those at OPM and the White House. John is currently the Senior Director for Technology Risk Management at Venable. His background includes serving as the National Security Council’s Director for Federal Cybersecurity, Senior Cybersecurity Advisor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and also as a cybersecurity researcher at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and in the Office of the Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology.

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