Cybersecurity advisory a 'call to arms' for healthcare CIOs

November 2, 2020

Cybersecurity advisory a 'call to arms' for healthcare CIOs

A cybersecurity advisory from the federal government not only puts healthcare CIOs on high alert but also signals a call to arms.

Last week, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a joint cybersecurity advisory warning healthcare organizations of an "increased and imminent cybercrime threat."

Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek provided commentary for this article, which focuses on the FBI’s warning last week that cybercriminals have carried out a string of ransomware attacks against US hospitals and could be poised to launch even more.

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