Security Experts Re: Ryuk Ransomware Targets Hospitals

According to Bleeping Computer, the Ryuk Ransomware operators continue to target hospitals even as these organizations are overwhelmed during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Experts Comments

March 30, 2020
Patrick Hamilton
Security Evangelist
Lucy Security
Cybercriminals don’t care whether you survive COVID-19 or not. They care about one thing: gaining from your exposure. We know how stop these guys because we know lack of awareness is the greatest vulnerability.
March 30, 2020
Colin Bastable
CEO
Lucy Security
Healthcare is the richest target for hackers, who are never going to let the proverbial crisis go to waste. The pandemic is going to be a big payday for many cybercriminals and state-backed bad actors. Using security awareness training in a holistic, work-centered context, security teams can minimize the risks of successful ransomware attacks by patching people as well as systems. Regular training through simulated, realistic attacks reduces peoples’ vulnerability 10 fold.
March 30, 2020
Salah Nassar
Vice President of Marketing
CipherCloud
The sudden influx of remote workers due to the coronavirus pandemic has put a strain on every business, including healthcare. As most employees transition to work from home, the number one problem healthcare organizations are struggling with is ensuring healthcare data integrity and HIPAA compliance. IT teams need to get visibility into the data and user activity of remote workers to ensure sensitive data and PII is protected. Now is the time for healthcare organizations to be especially.....Read More
The sudden influx of remote workers due to the coronavirus pandemic has put a strain on every business, including healthcare. As most employees transition to work from home, the number one problem healthcare organizations are struggling with is ensuring healthcare data integrity and HIPAA compliance. IT teams need to get visibility into the data and user activity of remote workers to ensure sensitive data and PII is protected. Now is the time for healthcare organizations to be especially vigilant.  Read Less
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