CTEK in the News

The most recent and newsworthy healthcare cybersecurity headlines, articles and blog posts in industry publications featuring our team of healthcare privacy and security experts.

  • 5 Strategies to Improve Healthcare Cyber Resiliency

    5 Strategies to Improve Healthcare Cyber Resiliency

    Mac McMillan suggests that organizations change the way they approach cybersecurity and focus on strengthening enterprise-wide security through actionable strategies.

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  • Osteopathic Professional Group Reports Year-Old Breach

    Osteopathic Professional Group Reports Year-Old Breach

    Marti Arvin, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, shares her comments on breach notification laws with varying reporting deadlines that could potentially pertain to AOA.

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  • What cybersecurity tools and strategies are gaining in importance?

    What cybersecurity tools and strategies are gaining in importance?

    Healthcare IT News interviewed Mac McMillan, who recently returned to the CEO role at CynergisTek, the cybersecurity consultancy he cofounded.

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  • CARES Act: More time for using and reporting provider relief funds

    CARES Act: More time for using and reporting provider relief funds

    Marti Arvin, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, discusses updated timelines for recipients of PRFs regarding both using the funds and reporting on the use of the funds.

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  • Post-Attack, Health Agency Notifying 'All Alaskans'

    Post-Attack, Health Agency Notifying 'All Alaskans'

    Mac McMillin, CEO of CynergisTek discusses the breadth and scope of the information public health departments.

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  • Hive is a new & potentially devastating type of ransomware. Here’s what you need to know.

    Hive is a new & potentially devastating type of ransomware. Here’s what you need to know.

    Ben Denkers, EVP of operations at CynergisTek, breaks down what hive ransomware is and how damaging it can be in this article.

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  • Alleged HVAC Hack Shines Spotlight on OT Risks to Healthcare

    Alleged HVAC Hack Shines Spotlight on OT Risks to Healthcare

    David Finn, Executive Vice President at CynergisTek, offers commentary for this piece which discusses the recent targeted attack on HVAC.

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  • Why It's Time to Reassess IAM in Healthcare

    Why It's Time to Reassess IAM in Healthcare

    David Finn offers commentary for this piece, which covers unique operational requirements and the different segments of healthcare that can also face different difficulties with IAM.

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  • CMMC and the Cyber Future of America's Defense Industrial Base

    CMMC and the Cyber Future of America's Defense Industrial Base

    In this Interview, Caleb Barlow discusses CMMC and major defense contractors' future with cyber security.

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  • Helping Healthcare Organizations Tackle Cybersecurity Threats

    Helping Healthcare Organizations Tackle Cybersecurity Threats

    Ben Denkers, EVP of operations at CynergisTek, discusses CynergisTek's dynamic cybersecurity and privacy solutions to help our healthcare clients build an approach that responds every day.

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  • CARES Act and changes to how substance use disorder records are shared

    CARES Act and changes to how substance use disorder records are shared

    Marti Arvin, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, shares her comments on the uncertain impacts of the changes to the CARES Act.

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  • Four CMMC actions to take right now

    Four CMMC actions to take right now

    Caleb Barlow discusses ways to improve CMMC readiness once the DoD comes knocking.

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  • Classifying Critical Infrastructure – Caleb Barlow, CynergisTek

    Classifying Critical Infrastructure – Caleb Barlow, CynergisTek

    In this video, Caleb Barlow discusses what qualifies as critical infrastructure, and what’s getting left out.

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  • Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security

    Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security

    In this Interview, Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek discusses the recent pipeline cyberattack and how organizations can invest even more in cybersecurity to prevent an attack.

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  • Scripps Health patients frustrated after May 1 cyber attack

    Scripps Health patients frustrated after May 1 cyber attack

    Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek discusses the need for healthcare organizations to invest even more in cybersecurity, as well as the importance of multi-factor authentication.

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  • ER Physician Association Hacked

    ER Physician Association Hacked

    Marti Arvin covers the American College of Emergency Physicians, which says a "malware" attack affected tens of thousands of the group's current and former members.

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  • CynergisTek’s Barlow: We Need to Think About COVID-19 Data-Related Breaches Going Forward

    CynergisTek’s Barlow: We Need to Think About COVID-19 Data-Related Breaches Going Forward

    Caleb Barlow provided commentary for this article, where he shares his perspectives about the recent breach at Atascadero State Hospital in California.

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  • A look at Darkside ransomware. Ransomware attacks on schools are up. REvil hits Acer. California state employee exposes COVID patient data.

    A look at Darkside ransomware. Ransomware attacks on schools are up. REvil hits Acer. California state employee exposes COVID patient data.

    Caleb Barlow offers commentary on the recent story about a California state employee exposing the COVID-19 test and tracking data of more than two thousand people.

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  • California breach highlights contact tracing data vulnerabilities

    California breach highlights contact tracing data vulnerabilities

    Caleb Barlow offers commentary on the recent story about a California state employee exposing the COVID-19 test and tracking data of more than two thousand people.

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  • ‘Accountability framework’ proposed to promote secure health care practices

    ‘Accountability framework’ proposed to promote secure health care practices

    David Finn covers a new report from the CyberPeace Institute highlighting the toll that cyberattacks are taking on the health care industry.

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