FAQ – The Ransomware Threat

Bad actors target healthcare. A recent article in Healthcare Info Security discussed the disturbing trend of ransomware attacks joining—and in some cases, even surpassing—classical hacking attacks as major threat to healthcare operations. The object of a ransomware attack is to cut off access to critical enterprise data by encrypting the information. After payment has been […]

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FAQ – Phishing and Ransomware

The following highlights best practices to protect yourself and your organization. What should healthcare entities be doing today to prevent/defend against phishing? Prohibit access to personal webmail through organizational resources Mandate the workforce to use “guest” wireless network when connecting personally-owned devices via Wi-Fi Prevent rules that auto-forward organizational email to personal, webmail accounts Limit […]

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