Tag Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare data at big risk as hackers innovate and hone their techniques

The black market for hackers and cybercriminals is thriving, particularly regarding sales of credentials for Remote Desk Protocol servers – a popular entry point for ransomware – according to a report from cloud security provider Armor. Armor’s Threat Resistance Unit research team analyzed and compiled data from twelve different dark markets and forums, both English-… Read More »

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster

Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives and leaves millions of Americans in the dust. Republicans rightly blame Obamacare for the consolidation of the health insurance… Read More »

Help from the comfort of your sitting room: Is this the next big thing in mental healthcare?

Let’s talk: But is virtual replacement the way forward? Help from the comfort of your sitting room: Is this the next big thing in mental healthcare? Independent.ie Talk to someone. So goes the oft-quoted refrain dispensed via mental health awareness campaigns. It’s sound advice for those experiencing mental health difficulties – the trouble is that… Read More »