Healthcare IT News: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights is working on official guidance to help healthcare organizations formulate plans to bolster against ransomware attacks and to figure out effective ways to react to such attacks, according to the Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs.
As federal IT organizations make progress consolidating and
modernizing their IT infrastructures, the impact of legacy
platforms, technologies and traditional data centers still
weighs heavy, along with each agency’s ability to attract
and maintain the skill sets and applications needed to meet
21st century requirements.
As traditional network perimeters surrounding data centers
dissolve, agencies face enormous difficulties fending off
attacks using a patchwork of traditional security tools to
protect classified or personally identifiable information
Time and again, traditional security practices have proven
porous and/or unsustainable. This is why public sector
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