The Irish Health Department was hit with ransomware by a group known as Conti. Despite an initial demand for payment, the hackers changed tactics and provided the victims with a decryption key, allowing officials to work toward restoring normal service while still threatening to release data in order to collect funds. In this episode of the CYBER24 podcast, presented by VLCM, Marty Carpenter and Mike Hussey look at the hack and the FBI’s warning that the same group has already hit more than a dozen US health systems.
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CYBER24 is a podcast and website designed to bridge the knowledge gap between cybersecurity experts, business leaders and policy makers. We talk with experts who share their knowledge in an easily understandable format designed to arm public and private sector leaders with the information they need to protect their organization.
About VLCM Cybersecurity
VLCM’s Cybersecurity Team offers leading industry expertise to design, implement, and support the right cybersecurity solutions. VLCM’S Cybersecurity architects Get IT Right by implementing layered security strategies, and partner with a wide range of industry-leading IT security vendors to develop the best cybersecurity defense for your unique organization.