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Vulnerabilities Identified in Medtronic Valleylab Energy Platform and Electrosurgery Products

6 vulnerabilities have been identified in the Medtronic Valleylab energy platform and electrosurgery products, including one critical flaw that could allow an attacker to gain access to the Valleylab Energy platform and view/overwrite files and remotely execute arbitrary code. The vulnerabilities were identified by Medtronic which reported the flaws to the Department of Homeland Security… Read More »

Speakap Confirmed as HIPAA Compliant by Compliancy Group

The communication platform provider Speakap has announced it has achieved compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Rules with Compliancy Group. Speakap has developed a communications platform that helps healthcare organizations communicate quickly and efficiently with their frontline staff, even if they do not have easy access to computers. Through a mobile app,… Read More »

Two Maine Healthcare Providers Report Email Security Breaches Impacting 52,000 Patients

InterMed, one of the largest healthcare providers in Southern Maine, has discovered information on up to 30,000 patients has potentially been accessed by an unauthorized individual as a result of a recent email security breach. On September 6, 2019, InterMed discovered an employee’s email account had been accessed by a third-party without authorization. An independent… Read More »