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October 27, 2020

Health Law Daily

Health Care Providers Bracing For More Cyberattacks Alongside Uptick In Coronavirus Cases

  • October 27, 2020

The Hill (10/26) reports health care providers “preparing for a fall wave of coronavirus cases are bracing for more cyberattacks after hackers seeking to take advantage of the pandemic launched several successful attacks this year that severely disrupted patient services.” Cyberattacks “have been widespread around the world, hitting health care groups during the worst public health crisis in a century,” and “experts say the attacks have involved both cyber criminal groups and nation states looking to target COVID-19 research and sow chaos.”