Posts

Is the State of Your Healthcare Data Security Making You Sick?

Is the State of Your Healthcare Data Security Making You Sick?

Just a few months into 2017, the world experienced the WannaCry ransomware attack, the largest and most sophisticated cyberattack in history. WannaCry locked hundreds of thousands of computers across more than 150 countries, resulting in critical downtime and financial losses for companies across a wide range of industries. Among the most significant victims, the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) found itself in a precarious situation as they were forced to shut down multiple healthcare facilities, canceling critical operations and diverting emergency patients to other clinics. It was a waking nightmare for all those involved, but one that could have been avoided.