The healthcare industry has always been and will continue to be the target of ransomware and other cyberattacks. These breaches, like the string of attacks which have recently hit several major hospitals and health systems, have exposed the security vulnerabilities of several of our nation’s most trusted healthcare institutions.
As the industry races to develop a COVID-19 vaccine along with new therapeutic treatments, hackers see increased value in going after these companies’ networks and systems to steal this intellectual property – leading to attacks on biopharma companies, which have skyrocketed since the early days of the pandemic.

To read the full article, authored by eFax Corporate’s Jeffrey Sullivan, visit Disaster Recovery Journal: