HHS targeting outdated regs in wake of damning cybersecurity report, WannaCry

While the U.S. was relatively spared from the massive impact from the May ransomware attacks, it’s clear that new cybersecurity threats require updated guidelines, HHS, CMS, ASPR officials say. Leveraging the Department of Health and Human Services Cybersecurity Task Force report released June 2, HHS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response are assessing what it can do to improve cybersecurity. At the forefront of the agencies’ radar are regulations,...