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Ransomware Guidance Presentation for Health Centers Ransomware Guidance Presentation for Health Centers

Ransomware Guidance Presentation for Health Centers

Updated with Ransomware Strategies from CISA

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A rapid increase in the computerization of health care organizations, many without the capacity to keep up to date with the extensive privacy and security measures required, has made them targets for cyber-criminals. In the last couple of years there have been numerous ransomware attacks that has held critical hospital data at ransom. Health Centers may be perceived as more vulnerable targets by cyber-criminals due to a potentially smaller IT staff and older set of IT infrastructure (e.g., operating systems without latest security updates). To make things worse, a decrease in the black...
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The Importance of Information Security for all Health Center Staff

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Since 2010, the healthcare industry has seen a remarkable increase in the use of technology in the administration and delivery in healthcare. This has led to a mass migration of data from paper charts and isolated systems to Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and interconnected systems that transmit patient health and financial information across trusted and untrusted networks. While this has...

Health Center Breach Awareness

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal

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Healthcare providers have become a lucrative target for cyber criminals and many reported breaches are occuring at health centers. Since 2009, when the Department of Health and Human Services...
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