Hospitals must continue to be vigilant when preventing ransomware and other malicious cyberattacks on their networks. If an unauthorized third-party gains access to hospital systems, it could cause many problems, including data breaches and system shutdowns.
If your hospital experienced a cyberattack, it would severely disrupt operations. To avoid any problems, facilities need to make sure their IT departments are being proactive with network security by detecting and eliminating threats quickly.
Cyberattacks on healthcare providers have grown more popular in recent years – especially with the rise of ransomware incidents in hospitals. And that trend shows no sign of stopping in the coming year. In fact, experts say the situation may get worse in 2017.
Cyberattacks continue to rise and hackers are setting their sights on new targets — the feds and the Cloud.
There’s another reason to worry about your data security — research shows cyberattacks have become the top cause of breaches.
It should come as no surprise that the feds are worried about cybersecurity. But what can providers expect this year from the government to put the brakes on this growing issue?