Editor’s Note: See, Why OIRA Needs to Coordinate Federal Cyber Security Regulation. Cross-posted from FISMA Focus/Regulatory Cybersecurity.
Cyber ransom attacks panic hospitals, alarm Congress
By Arthur Allen
But now, American hospitals face weekly ransom threats. If they don’t pay up, files get frozen, surgeries delayed and patients sent across town. One of these days, someone could die as a result. And no one in government has a clear plan to handle it.