The Healthcare Ransomware Threat

March 22, 2016 CynergisTek, Inc.

Ransomware has been brought to the forefront of the healthcare industry's attention due to high-profile attacks on organizations including Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Titus Regional Medical Center and Methodist Hospital in Kentucky. While ransomware is not a new phenomenon in the security world, there has been an increase of attacks detected and the complexity of the methods used.

We developed an infographic to show both the prevalence of this threat as well as steps organizations should be taking to protect themselves.

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CynergisTek, Inc.

CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity consulting firm dedicated to serving the information assurance needs of healthcare. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, and compliance goals. The company has been recognized by KLAS in the 2016 and 2018 Cybersecurity reports as a top performing firm in healthcare cybersecurity, as well as the 2017 Best in KLAS winner for Cybersecurity Advisory Services.

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