Using the Critical Security Controls to Prevent Ransomware in Healthcare

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2016 1:00PM EDT (11 May 2016 17:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: James Tarala, Matthew Mellen

Barely a week passes without another healthcare organization experiencing a ransomware event. These events impact the quality of care clinical facilities can provide, costs organizations money in remediation efforts, and hurts their reputation as competent providers of care. But while as scary as ransomware can be, with new variations coming out all the time, there are simple steps organizations can take to prevent this threat. In this presentation, James Tarala, a Senior Instructor with the SANS Institute and Matt Mellen, a Healthcare Security Architect with Palo Alto Networks will discuss practical steps organization can take to stop this threat. Using the CIS Critical Security Controls as a base, James and Matt will cover practical steps organizations can take on systems and network devices to prevent exposure to this rampant attack.

Healthcare Cyber Security Summit
November 14-21 | Houston, TX

Join us and hear top security experts from leading healthcare companies discuss proven approaches for securing and succeeding in the new healthcare environment. You'll have the opportunity to meet with leaders from top organizations and see what really works in securing healthcare.