Healthcare Informatics: Key Takeaway: Recognizing that hospitals and health systems are not the bad actor in incidents such as ransomware attacks, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary examined what authority the nation’s law enforcement agencies need to pursue botnets and to prosecute those illegally accessing or manipulating data.
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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