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Monitoring Matters

Structural Integrity

October 12, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

When you think of infrastructure your mind probably wanders to buildings, public transportation, the interstate system, or possibly the pothole on the street outside your house the city refuses to fill that could house a small family now. However, infrastructure is a word that’s been popping up regularly in my stories lately, especially in cybersecurity. I’d like to say its for a good reason, but the truth is that our cybersecurity infrastructure is incredibly vulnerable. In the...

CommonSpirit Health, Cybersecurity, digital license plate, infrastructure, public transportation

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CommonSpirit Health system experiences IT security incident


CommonSpirit Health system experiences IT security incident

October 5, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – CommonSpirit Health, the largest Catholic health system in the United States and second largest nonprofit hospital chain, was the victim of a disruptive cyberattack on Oct. 3, 2022.  Following reports of service issues and procedure rescheduling across multiple hospitals in the network CommonSpirit Health issued the following statement: “CommonSpirit Health is managing an IT security issue that is impacting some of our facilities. As a precautionary...

CommonSpirit Health, cyber attack, Des Moines Register, hospital security, hospitality industry, IT Security

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