Federal Authorities, Patient Safety Experts Warn of Risks

January 21, 2022

Cyberattacks Persist as a Danger to Health Sector, Patients

Federal Authorities, Patient Safety Experts Warn of Risks

Cyberattacks remain a critical security concern - and a top patient safety hazard - for the healthcare and public health sector in 2022, federal authorities and other experts warned this week.

The Department of Health and Human Services' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center in a bulletin Friday warned the healthcare and public health sector that ransomware operators "continue to evolve their techniques and weapons for increasing extortion pressure and maximizing their payday."

Benjamin Denkers, CIO Privacy and Security discusses ransomware and how compromising a larger healthcare organization can provide attackers with more leverage.

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