The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had issued guidance on ransomware attack prevention and recovery from a healthcare sector perspective in July 2016. The importance of these measures was highlighted by the recent worldwide ransomware, “WannaCry,” attack that caused major disruption to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service and cancellation of operations. Learn more about that ransomware attack on our Workplace Privacy Blog.

For more information on preventing such attacks, click here to read our article, “Ransomware Attacks: Prevention and Preparedness.”