CISA releases guidance on protecting data from ransomware attacks

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released guidance this week about how to both protect sensitive data from ransomware attacks and prevent them from happening in the first place.

"Ransomware is a serious and increasing threat to all government and private sector organizations," read the guidance.

"This fact sheet provides information for all government and private sector organizations, including critical infrastructure organizations, on preventing and responding to ransomware-caused data breaches," it continued.

WHY IT MATTERS

Although much of the guidance will be familiar to those who have kept abreast of cybersecurity news, the CISA fact...

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