Ransomware and Hospitals: How criminals hijack records and what we can do about it

Garrett Seeley , Associate Professor of Biomedical Equipment Technology, Texas State Technical College Waco

Garrett Seeley, Associate Professor of Biomedical Equipment Technology, Texas State Technical College Waco

This presentation will provide a brief history of recent attacks, a definition of ransomware and how it is different from other viruses, a run-through of the effects of WannaCry on hospital equipment and suggestions for a course of action for minimizing security risks.