A joint cybersecurity advisory was issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warning of an imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospital and healthcare providers.

It describes the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) used by cybercriminals to infect systems with Ryuk ransomware.

CISA, FBI and HHS are advising all entities within the healthcare sector to take immediate precautions to protect their networks from these threats.

EPIC National Practice Leader, Executive Risk and Cyber, Kelly Geary will moderate an expert panel discussion on the ransomware threat landscape in healthcare with a focus on how organizations can prepare for and respond to these threats. Panelists bring unique insight from the cyber insurance, healthcare law and crisis management, and cyber security fields.

Free Webinar: The Ransomware Threat Landscape in Healthcare – Ask the Experts

Thursday, November 12 at 3:00 PM ET

  • Kelly Geary, EPIC National Practice Leader, Executive Risk and Cyber
  • Richard May, EPIC Strategic Placement Leader, National Cyber Practice
  • Michelle Harden, Esq., Partner, Messner Reeves
  • Devon Ackerman, Managing Director and Head of North America Incident Response, Kroll Cyber

The discussion will begin with an overview of the recent surge in ransomware attacks targeting healthcare organizations. It will then cover the advisory issued by the federal government recommending that entities within the healthcare sector take immediate precautions to protect their networks from these threats.

Devon Ackerman will discuss cyber security related to ransomware. Ackerman is an authority on digital forensics and has extensive experience in the investigation and remediation of cyber-related threats and incidents from his years with the FBI as well as in the private sector.

Michelle Harden will offer insights from a legal perspective and touch on the threat’s impact on patient care. Harden has substantial involvement in Crisis Management, Employment Law and Health Law. Harden’s background in nursing brings a unique perspective to the healthcare industry’s ransomware threat landscape.

Richard May will discuss how the surge in ransomware has impacted the insurance market and coverage. With close to forty years of insurance industry experience and as Strategic Placement Leader, National Cyber Practice at EPIC, May brings a wealth of experience, technical expertise and market knowledge to the discussion.

There will be an opportunity to ask the experts questions and the webinar will wrap with the experts’ top takeaways.

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