Here’s what it was like to host a security forum when WannaCry hit the globe

As I stood in a room of infosec and healthcare CISOs, the response to the ransomware was nothing short of fear. SAN FRANCISCO — The timing — though unplanned of course — was just about perfect: Approximately 200 information security professionals were gathered in one room during the Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum late last week just as the largest ransomware attack in history was sending initial shockwaves through the healthcare and infosec communities. That was Friday morning,...