4 lessons for hospitals from WannaCry’s global ransomware attack

Last week's international WannaCry ransomware attack exposed what many in the healthcare industry already know but seldom discuss publicly: Hospitals are highly vulnerable to cyberattacks. While it had little impact in the U.S., the attack froze computers at many hospitals in the United Kingdom, forcing some to suspend services or turn patients away. The HHS said it had evidence the attack occurred in the U.S. but did not provide any details. Forbes recently reported the hack hit a piece of...