The steady drumbeat of ransomware and related breaches and outages in healthcare persists despite our industry’s need to grapple with yet another surge in the global pandemic.
Healthcare CISOs and leaders are also reeling from the recent revelation of a patient death directly attributable to ransomware. Healthcare organizations are moving swiftly to deploy capabilities to predict, detect, contain, and respond to these attacks; and the stakes have never been higher.
Join us as we celebrate 50 episodes of The CyberPHIx in this special interview with Stoddard Manikin. Stoddard is the Director of Information Security for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) and has over 18 years of progressive experience in the information technology, security and privacy field. Highlights of the discussion include:
- Attack trends and escalating impacts to patient safety from ransomware attacks
- Ransomware's evolution and availability as a SaaS solution for malicious actors
- Risks and supply chain impacts to health systems when Business Associates get infected with ransomware
- The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)'s decision to begin fining healthcare organizations that pay the ransom
- HIPAA implications for ransomware attack response approaches
- Ransomware incident response approaches including during a pandemic with a remote workforce
- Evolving prediction, detection, and prevention strategies
A Message from Brian Selfridge: Celebrating 50 Episodes of The CyberPHIx
I am honored to share this engaging interview with Stoddard Manikin, which we are releasing as our 50th episode of The CyberPHIx. I want to thank our listeners and the amazing guests we've had over the past few years on the show. We appreciate the time that these industry leaders have taken out of their busy schedules to share their insights and knowledge with the community.
We also appreciate your willingness to tune in and stay up to speed on the many challenges and solutions facing health care, security and privacy programs. I have learned a great deal through these sessions, and I hope you have, too. I look forward to sharing many more interviews in the years to come and look forward to working collaboratively with each of you to keep our healthcare organizations and information safe.