Kevin Torres, VP of IT at MemorialCare, has emphasized the importance of partnerships in strengthening cybersecurity in healthcare. Torres said his team compares their cybersecurity program to industry peers and follows the National Institute of Standards and Technology framework. He mentioned that their partner, CDW, advises on security measures to implement based on the broader industry context. Torres also noted the unique emphasis on patient safety in the health industry as a cybersecurity concern.
The ALPHV BlackCat and LockBit ransomware groups are causing havoc in the US healthcare sector, with a surge in cyberattacks on hospitals and pharmacies. The