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the new year!
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Cybersecurity: Beyond Human Training
A new blog post
On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Great
Plains Health, a hospital system in Nebraska, fell victim to a ransomware attack
shutting down all hospital computer systems and forced the hospital to cancel all
On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Southeastern
Minnesota Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (SEMONS) reported a ransomware attack that
may have exposed the Personal Health Information (PHI) of their patients. On
September 23, 2019, hackers attacked a server used by SEMONS in a ransomware attack.
The IT department intervened immediately and was able to restore the data quickly.
SEMONS did not report a ransom demand or money paid to the hackers, but the facility
had to inform their 80,000 patients of the threat.
On Friday, December 13,
2019, the City of New Orleans suffered a severe cyberattack, which led Mayor LaToya
Cantrell to declare a state of emergency. The city's IT department immediately gave
the order for all city employees to power down their computers and mobile phones and
disconnect from WiFi. Additionally, the city servers were removed from their power
sources to isolate the malware. The city's health department continues to have
limited access to patient information, causing officials to reschedule
Do I have your attention yet?
Here are three cyberattacks impacting the healthcare industry in the last month.
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