In a continued effort to prepare for cyberattacks, cyber security was the focus of a recent workshop hosted by the Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Emergency Management and CEPAR.
In an industry that relies heavily on information technology, including electronic medical records, cyber outages and breaches, such as the cyberattack at MedStar Health last March that led to the shutdown of the health care organization’s IT system, have brought to light an interesting question. How can health care organizations and hospitals operate during an IT outage?
From tricking people into revealing personal information (phishing) to shutting down entire computer systems, it seems cybercriminals can readily gain access to many individuals and systems. To protect yourself against cyberattacks, it’s important to know the facts.
Cyberattackers may target universities for a number of reasons. That's why The Johns Hopkins University is preparing for the worst when it comes to cyberterrorism.
Cyberattacks can cause a wide range of problems for an individual or organization, including financial loss, information theft or reputational harm. Darren Lacey, chief information security officer for The Johns Hopkins University and Health System, and his team try to prevent, detect and respond to such attacks.