cybersecurity

Addressing unique challenges: A conversation with Jack Kufahl, chief information security officer for Michigan Medicine

October 20th, 2022

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Jack Kufahl, Michigan Medicine’s chief information security officer, joined The Wrap employee podcast for an important conversation. Kufahl discussed the organization’s unique cybersecurity challenges as an academic medical center, along with steps faculty, staff and learners can take to keep themselves and their information as safe as possible. Click through to check it out!

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You can be a cyber STAR — do your part to keep the organization safe

October 3rd, 2022

It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In honor of this important time of year, Michigan Medicine CEO Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., shared a brief cyber safety message, relating it to the organization's journey to high reliability. He also included vital information about how you can play a role in keeping the organization — and its data — as safe as possible. Click through to check it out!

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Stay cyber-healthy: Tips and tricks to avoid being infected by ransomware

September 7th, 2022

Ransomware is malicious software that can infect and encrypt the files and folders on your computer and other devices, preventing you from opening them. Victims are asked to pay a ransom to get their folders, files and devices unlocked. Educational institutions and health care organizations are among the top targets. Click through to learn more and find easy ways you can stay safe while browsing the web or checking email!

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Cybersecurity: Recognizing and preventing phishing attacks

July 6th, 2022

Phishing is still the largest cybersecurity threat facing organizations, including Michigan Medicine. With the ongoing advancement in phishing attacks, people continue to fall victim, increasing organizational risks and making it challenging to keep information safe. Click through to learn more about various types of phishing attacks and valuable tips that will help you stay vigilant! 

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It’s really out there! Beware of Ransomware

December 20th, 2021
According to research conducted by the Ponemon Institute, survey responses were collected from nearly 600 health care organizations across the United States ranging from regional health systems to medical device manufacturers. Just over 40 percent said that they had a ransomware attack in the last two years — cyberattacks that freeze up computer systems andRead more