CDC says STD cases in U.S. rose to record high in 2018 as funding lags

Oct 8 (Reuters) – The number of Americans who were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) last year rose to a record high, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday, partly because funding for local health departments has dropped. Nearly 2.46 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and other STDs were reported in 2018, the […]

Changing the cybersecurity culture

Ransomware and malware attacks continue to plague hospitals and institutions, scoring frequent and disruptive hits. Internal data breaches are commonplace. Risk-laden network links with external agencies and partners abound. Security weak-spots are discovered in legacy systems and new applications alike. Clinicians working around medical device security protocols expose chinks of vulnerability in the IoMT. Anyone […]