Ransomware attacks highlight critical need to move beyond just usernames and passwords

Hospitals not already using modern tools for two-factor authentication, such as facial recognition and push notifications, should take note of how they can block malware and other common cyberthreats. The ongoing successful ransomware attacks against hospitals demonstrate how two-factor authentication technologies could strengthen security postures, at least according to security vendors. “Many ransomware attacks start with access to a client machine that then gets propagated throughout a network. But if additional protections were in place, the propagation is minimized and...