HHS Guidance Addresses Cyber Extortion


Organizations that provide necessary services or maintain sensitive data, such as Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector organizations are often the targets of cyber extortion attacks. In its January 2018 Cybersecurity Newsletter, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) describes popular forms of cyberattacks and outlines methods to help prevent or curtail an incident. The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has published a checklist and accompanying infographic to assist HIPAA covered entities and business associates on how to respond to cyber-attacks.


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