Defending Against the Surge in Healthcare Cyberattacks During the COVID CrisisCyberEdBoard Executive Member, Anahi Santiago, guest speaks on panel discussion at ISMG Healthcare Virtual Cybersecurity Summit
Not only are cybercriminals installing ransomware to encrypt data and freeze up systems, some attacks have evolved with the exfiltration of sensitive patient data and double extortion schemes. In some cases, backup systems are being hit as well, hampering recovery efforts from these attacks. But what are the critical steps and latest strategies that healthcare sector entities can take to prevent falling victim to these highly disruptive and dangerous attacks, especially as they escalate during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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