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Preventing ransomware attacks in healthcare facilities

June 14, 2017

Healthcare facilities can take steps to protect their systems against ransomware and other cyber threats, according to an article on the Fierce Healthcare website.

Hospital leaders can staff to engage in simple behaviors to prevent cyberattacks, according to Paul Keckley, healthcare analyst and author of The Keckley Report.

His suggestions included: 

• Ensuring that internet browsers, computer operating systems and applications are updated regularly

• Using strong, hard-to-guess passwords

• Not opening links or attachments that seem suspicious or come from unfamiliar sources

• Backing up important files on a routine basis

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