The Worst Healthcare Cybersecurity Breaches of 2017

In 2017, a spate of high-profile attacks brought the healthcare industry’s need to strengthen its cybersecurity into sharp focus. Ransomware, like WannaCry and NotPetya, has wreaked havoc in small hospitals and biopharma giants alike, and the vulnerabilities appear widespread and acute, experts said. … “If you were hit by WannaCry, you were really doing something very wrong,” said Justin Cappos, PhD, associate professor of systems and security at [the NYU Tandon School of Engineering] Computer Science and Engineering Department.

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