Newsday – Ransomware Recovery, Azure Meets 5G, and Cybersecurity Vigilance with Vik Nagjee
July 12, 2021: Vik Nagjee, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences for Sirius joins Bill for the news. Microsoft announced that AT&T will move its 5G mobile network to the Microsoft cloud. AT&T’s 5G core will be the first service to move to Azure. Large hospital systems have around 85,000 medical devices connected to their network and a Department of Health and Human Services report shows that they lack consistent cybersecurity plans for these devices. Kaseya is the latest victim of a supply chain ransomware attack. And the GAO recommends that the VA address several critical aspects of its physical infrastructure otherwise it may jeopardize the $16B Cerner EHR rollout.
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- There's a long way to go before 5G is universally accessible [00:13:25]
- Is multi-factor authentication pervasive in healthcare now? [00:28:40]
- You cannot mitigate the risk of ransomware a hundred percent [00:31:50]
- Air gapping gives you the ability to sequester a copy of your backups to a completely separate network in the event that something bad happens to your main network [00:34:05]
- Sirius Healthcare Solutions
- Microsoft to acquire AT&T’s Network Cloud technology and Azure will power AT&T’s 5G network – MS
- Hospitals lack consistent cybersecurity plan for networked medical devices – Healthcare Finance
- Kaseya ransomware attack: Everything you need to know – ZDNet
- Amazon's Alexa hit with healthcare privacy suit – Modern Healthcare
- GAO: VA's lack of action may jeopardize $16B Cerner EHR rollout – Beckers