A string of recent, highly publicized “Ransomware” attacks have many healthcare organizations and their vendors scrambling to protect themselves and spurred the FBI to publish a Flash Alert.
These attacks are a fairly new paradigm for hospitals after years of protecting themselves from the theft of patient information, hospitals now must worry about the encryption and potential destruction of their data.
These attacks seem to be cruder and easier to carry out, but could be even more disruptive and damaging to a healthcare organization.
Today we talk with two experts about how organizations can begin taking the fundamental steps required to protect themselves.
- Brad Taylor is CEO of Proficio, a leading Managed Security Services Provider. He has 20+ years’ experience in creating services that safeguard enterprise networks against cyber threats, with strong focus on healthcare environments and highly regulated industries.
- Adam Laub, Senior Vice President, Product Marketing, STEALTHbits Technologies. He is responsible for setting product strategy, defining future roadmap, driving strategic sales engagements, supporting demand generation activities, enabling the sales organization and all aspects of product evangelism.
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