Hospitals & Healthcare Under Attack – Ping Podcast – Episode 32

Episode 32: Hospitals & Healthcare Under Attack

Federal agencies came together with an unprecedented warning for hospitals & healthcare providers: ransomware attacks are coming. But what can these organizations do to protect themselves? Why are they so vulnerable to attack? And why are successful cyber attacks against healthcare facilities so devastating? For answers to those questions and more, we welcome SonicWall’s Barbara Vibbert, an expert in healthcare IT and network security in general. Barbara outlines cyber threats specific to hospitals and offers solutions that they – and we – can implement to protect them. Plus, find out why ransomware cells targeting healthcare are like Dillinger targeting banks.

Get some healthcare cybersecurity tips from Barbara’s latest blog.

In headlines, hear why Marriott is paying up in the U.K. for a breach that affected Starwood hotels. And then, we stay in Great Britain to get a glimpse at the volume of email threats the BBC receives. Finally, hear which cybersecurity skills are in most demand next year and for years to come as we look at the U.S. job market.

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