Posts tagged Medical

3 min Security Nation

Citizen Science and Medical Consumerism: Confronting the Tech Wisdom Gap in Modern Healthcare

Our latest Security Nation episode features Nina Alli, executive director of the Biohacking Village, discussing cybersecurity in the healthcare industry.

2 min COVID Health

Supporting Our Medical Professionals in the Age of COVID-19: Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Sector

To better support medical professionals, Rapid7 consulted tech leaders for advice on adapting cybersecurity to the demand presented by COVID-19.

3 min COVID Health

The Healthcare Security Pro's Guide to Ransomware Attacks

In this blog, we discuss the best practices to defend against ransomware attacks in the healthcare industry.

5 min Podcast

How to Drive Cybersecurity Transformation in Healthcare

On this week's episode of Security Nation, we spoke with Richard Kaufmann, the information security officer at Amedisys.

2 min Under the Hoodie

This One Time on a Pen Test: Paging Doctor Hackerman

In this blog, one of our penetration testers tells the story of how he hacked X-ray machine and got the keys to the entire network.

9 min Medical

Medical Device Security, Part 3: Putting Safe Scanning into Practice

In this blog post, we put the theory we've built out in our medical device scanning series into practice.

7 min Medical

Medical Device Security, Part 2: How to Give Medical Devices a Security Checkup

In part two of our series, we get into the weeds of medical device scanning and examine how to directly perform assessments on medical devices.

8 min Medical

Medical Device Security, Part 1: How to Scan Devices Without Letting Safety Flatline

When scanning medical devices, it's important to manage risk, be intentional and tread lightly, and never scan computers that are plugged into people.

4 min Medical

Top 5 Threats Healthcare Organizations Face and How to Combat Them

Looking to protect your healthcare organization from cyber-threats? Here are the top five threats to look out for and tips on how to outsmart attackers.

2 min Penetration Testing

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Healthcare Insomnia: Get the Prescription to Secure Unique Devices, People, and Organizations" Webcast

This week we were lucky enough to hear from Jay Radcliffe [] , senior security researcher at Rapid7, in the webcast, "Healthcare Insomnia: Get the Prescription to Secure Unique Devices, People, and Organizations []". Healthcare environments are complex - they're combining devices and data that have been around for 20 years with the newest techn