Becker's Healthcare May 13, 2022
Ransomware has been a concern in healthcare for several years, with the number of bad actors growing.
Unfortunately, adversaries have become much more sophisticated, and ransomware threats now represent a genuine threat to patient care.
During a recent webinar with Becker’s Hospital Review sponsored by Fortinet, Troy Ament, chief information security officer for healthcare at Fortinet, a security management company, discussed the cybersecurity landscape and how health systems can protect themselves.
Five key takeaways:
1. A strong cybersecurity posture begins with a portfolio of foundational tools. “When we partner with health systems, we seek to understand where they are in their security journey,” Mr. Ament explained. “Many times, data breaches, as well as ransomware and phishing attacks, occur because foundational practices aren’t in...