Tag Archives: Staff

Oregon DHS staff fall for phishing scheme, affecting data of 350,000

The Oregon Department of Human Services is notifying 350,000 individuals after learning that nine employees fell victim to a phishing attack. The attack occurred on January 8, the state department believes, and on January 28, a cybersecurity team confirmed the breach had occurred. After stopping unauthorized access to email boxes, the department now is reviewing… Read More »

Just 33 percent of healthcare quality professionals say all staff is trained on quality

The National Association for Healthcare Quality, seeking to examine healthcare organizations’ quality training and development, published its inaugural survey this week asking quality professionals which employees in their organization receive training and education on quality — and found the numbers were pretty low. In fact, only 33 percent of respondents said all staff receive training… Read More »

Staff lapses and IT system vulnerabilities are key reasons behind SingHealth cyberattack, according to COI Report

After 22 days of public and private hearings involving 37 witness accounts from August to November 2018, the Committee of Inquiry (COI) convened to inquire into the events and contributing factors leading to the cyberattack on Singapore Health Services Private Limited (SingHealth)’s patient database system, has released its 454-page public report today. Between late June… Read More »