The Legal Corner (TLC) - Ransomware Attacks Against Health Care IT

The Legal Corner (TLC) - Ransomware Attacks Against Health Care IT


Identification: jin_17N4_A4
Volume: 2
Issue: 4


The 2017 WannaCry vilified ransomware attack in the United Kingdom was a warning call to U.S. health care institutions to safeguard information technology systems. Ransomware attacks are direct threats to patient safety. Institutional obligation to protect patient information is paramount.