Biden Urges Orgs to Harden Cyber Defenses, Prepare For Russian Cyberattacks

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

President Biden called on private sector organizations to immediately harden their cyber defenses and prepare for potential Russian cyberattacks in a recent statement. The American Hospital Association (AHA) echoed the call to action for healthcare, encouraging healthcare organizations to take the President’s advice and ensure cyber resiliency.

“This is a critical moment to accelerate our work to improve domestic cybersecurity and bolster our national resilience,” President Biden said in the March 21 statement.

“I have previously warned about the potential that Russia could conduct malicious cyber activity against the United States, including as a response to the unprecedented economic costs we’ve imposed on Russia alongside our allies and partners. It’s part of...

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