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US hospital systems facing threat of cyber attacks, warns FBI

US hospital systems facing threat of cyber attacks, warns FBI

US authorities including the FBI warned Wednesday of an ’imminent cybercrime threat’ to hospitals and healthcare providers. The warning suggested that hackers were targeting the healthcare sector using malware, ’often leading to ransomware attacks, data theft, and the disruption of healthcare services.’ The agencies recommended changing passwords regularly and using multi-factor authentication.

Timothy
Timothy
Anony
Anony 3 weeks

How about hiring a competent IT team that does "good habits" security training with staff and performs and tests backups of important data?

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