A broad federal warning outlines how hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country are in the crosshairs of a wave of ransomware attacks. To discuss this unprecedented coordinated threat, we welcome SonicWall's Barbara Vibbert, who provides context on the variety of vulnerabilities healthcare organizations face, why a successful attack can be so devastating, and what can be done to improve hospital and healthcare cybersecurity.
See Barbara's recent blog post on the subject: https://blog.sonicwall.com/en-us/2020/10/securing-internet-connected-devices-in-healthcare/.
In cyber headlines, we discuss a major hotel chain facing a fine for a breach, the astronomical numbers of email attacks a well-known organization deals with day to day, and the top cybersecurity career opportunities in the U.S. for the coming years.
See the cyber news stories:
Marriott fined 18.4 million pounds by UK watchdog over customer data breach
The BBC experiences 250,000 malicious email attacks per day
What are the fastest growing cybersecurity skills in 2021
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