The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is working to significantly enhance cybersecurity for the mobile device-based sensor networks used by first responders.
In the wake of recent attacks, experts are warning that so far the healthcare industry has only dealt with “Ransomware 1.0”—and needs to be prepared for when “Ransomware 2.0” hits
In the report, the task force noted that the healthcare sector experienced more cyber incidents that resulted in data breaches than any other critical infrastructure sector.
At the urging of two presidential executive orders and a portion of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, HHS is working to develop a stronger cybersecurity infrastructure.
With healthcare entities increasingly under cyber-siege on multiple fronts, cybersecurity has already emerged as a main area of focus for 2017. As the list of malicious actors continues to grow, the FBI is looking to build stronger relationships with providers to improve their cybersecurity threat response.