OCR Update on Preventing, Mitigating and Responding to Ransomware

Published: 12/04/2019

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued an update to supplement previously published materials about how the HIPAA Security Rule can help prevent, mitigate and recover from ransomware attacks. OCR provides insight into new developments and trends that have been observed regarding ransomware attacks and how organizations can improve their security posture in response to this threat. 

Ransomware attacks continue to challenge healthcare org

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