Dealing with Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: 5 CEOs Respond

November 4, 2020

Klas Cyberthreat

The FBI recently announced a potentially significant ransomware attack on the healthcare sector.

Ransomware groups are becoming more sophisticated and efficient in their ability to deploy ransomware attacks. The challenges presented by COVID-19 have only increased the target on health systems. 

KLAS posed the following three questions to five CEOs at healthcare-focused cybersecurity firms: 

  1. What are your top three suggestions for health systems to implement immediately?
  2. What are your top three suggestions for health systems to implement for the long term
  3. How should a provider organization consider reacting if they are hit by ransomware?

Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek breaks down strategic actions that the healthcare sector should follow in light of the recent ransomware attacks on US hospitals and gives suggestions on what to do now and in the future.

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