Cybersecurity companies offering US hospitals free protection

Becker's Health IT

Naomi Diaz

Three cybersecurity companies offered U.S. hospitals free protection as the federal government's concern about Russian cyber retaliation increases as the war in Ukraine escalates, The Washington Post reported.

On March 7, Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity announced that they would give away four months of their services to U.S. hospitals — which have been frequent targets of Russian ransomware gangs — and to electricity and water utility companies.

"It's just hospitals,...

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