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EHR Vendor Facing Class Action Lawsuit Over 320,000-Record Data Breach

QRS, a Tennessee-based healthcare technology services company and EHR vendor, is facing a class action lawsuit over an August 2021 cyberattack in which the protected health information (PHI) of almost 320,000 patients was exposed and potentially stolen. The investigation into the data breach confirmed a hacker had gained access to one of its dedicated patient portal… Read More »

Critical Infrastructure Entities Warned About Cyberattacks by State-sponsored Russian APT Actors

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) have issued a joint advisory warning about the threat of Russian cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, including the healthcare, energy, government, and telecommunications sectors. “CISA, the FBI, and NSA encourage the cybersecurity community – especially critical infrastructure… Read More »

TigerConnect Announces $300 Million Strategic Growth Investment from Vista Equity Partners

TigerConnect, the Santa Monica, CA-based cloud-based clinical communication and collaboration platform provider has confirmed it has raised an additional $300 million in funding from the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. Vista Equity Partners specializes in investing in enterprise software, data, and technology firms, and manages over $86 billion in assets. Under the investment deal,… Read More »

Over 30 Healthcare Providers Affected by CIOX Health Data Breach

The health information management services provider CIOX Health has suffered a data breach that has affected at least 32 healthcare providers. In July 2021, CIOX Health discovered an unauthorized individual had gained access to the email of an employee in the customer service department. The email account was immediately secured, with the subsequent investigation confirming… Read More »

Almost 80,000 Patients Affected by Cyberattack on Fertility Centers of Illinois

Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) has recently notified 79,943 current and former patients that some of their protected health information may have been viewed or obtained by unauthorized individuals. FCI identified suspicious network activity on February 1, 2021, and took prompt action to secure its systems. Independent forensic investigators were then engaged to determine the… Read More »