HHS Ramps Up Cyber Threat Information Sharing

A series of email alerts from the Department of Health and Human Services about the WannaCry ransomware campaign - and a number of related daily conference calls with industry stakeholders - appear to be part of a ramped-up push to improve cyber information sharing in the healthcare sector. The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, signed into law in late 2015, was designed to be a catalyst for information sharing. Now, some of the groundwork that's been laid by HHS and the...