IT Security Company COO Charged with Medical Center Cyberattack
Health IT Security
Vikas Singla, chief operating officer of network security company Securolytics, was indicted on June 8th in connection with a 2018 medical center cyberattack Georgia, according to a statement from the US Department of Justice.
Singla, 45, appeared in front of US Magistrate Judge Linda T. Walker and was indicted by a federal grand jury. Singla, of Marietta, GA, was charged with 17 counts of “intentional damage to a protected computer and one count of obtaining information from a protected computer” in connection with the attack on Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, according to the statement.
“This cyberattack on a hospital not only...