Vermont governor deploys National Guard in response to UVM cyberattack

Healthcare IT News: Vermont Governor Phil Scott this week ordered the state Army National Guard's Combined Cyber Response Team to help in responding to a cyberattack against the University of Vermont Health Network.

The system last week suffered a "significant" attack that disrupted services at six facilities in Vermont and upstate New York. Although UVM said it was making "substantial progress" toward restoration, access to the MyChart Patient Portal was still unavailable in multiple locations listed on UVM's website.

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