Now on Demand—“Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Preparing and Protecting Your Organization”

Health Update

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Cybercrime Magazine predicts that global ransomware attacks will reach $11.5 billion in 2019. According to Forbes Technology, ransomware attacks will hit a business every 14 seconds by next year—with a new report revealing that 45% of ransomware attacks are in the healthcare sector.1

How can you prepare and protect your organization from the devastation of a ransomware attack? Manatt answered that question in a recent webinar for Bloomberg BNA—and we want to make sure you don’t miss the important information shared during the program. If you or anyone on your team were unable to attend the CLE-eligible session—or want to view it again—click here to access it free, on demand. To download a free copy of the presentation for your continued reference, click here. Key topics covered include:

  • The evolution of ransomware since it first appeared in 1989—and the newest threats organizations face today
  • Healthcare-specific details from Verizon’s Database Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), including a real-world case study
  • The most common vulnerabilities in healthcare organizations
  • The factors to consider when determining whether a ransomware incident is a reportable breach under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as under state laws—and the special challenges healthcare organizations face in managing the breach notification process
  • Strategies for minimizing risk in your own organization and when working with third-party vendors
  • How to create a robust disaster recovery plan if an attack does occur
  • The emerging dangers that lie ahead—and what you can do to keep your organization safe

If you have any questions or issues you’d like to discuss after watching the webinar, please reach out to our Manatt presenters:

1Beazley 2018 Breach Briefing, cited in Healthcare Informatics



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