What's at Risk?
In December of 2019, a small single doctor clinic in Simi Valley, CA closed its doors for good following a ransomware attack. Wood Ranch Medical – Welcome to Wood Ranch Medical
Earlier in 2019 a specialty practice comprised of three physicians in Battle Creek, MI closed their practice permanently following a ransomware attack. Ransomware attack shut down Battle Creek medical practice (battlecreekenquirer.com)
Your Patients health and wellbeing
As mentioned above cybercrimes towards medical practices and hospitals are no longer just financial crimes, they are public health concerns. Beyond the exposure of your patient records and personal data, the shutdown of critical technology and infrastructure at healthcare facilities is a serious concern. Most recently, in September of 2020 a patient in Germany died after a ransomware attack crippled the hospitals IT Infrastructure. German hospital hacked, patient taken to another city dies – ABC News (go.com)