Healthcare and ransomware: 5 critical steps to take


Federal agencies recently issued an unprecedented warning concerning “an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.”

The joint cybersecurity advisory comes from the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

We’ve put together the following resources to help you in your conversations with customers and prospects.

Dedicated healthcare ransomware landing page contains background on the advisory and guidance for organizations under active attack, existing Sophos customers, and non-Sophos customers.

Based on the scenario, visitors will be advised to leverage our new Rapid Response service, the MTR service, or to trial Intercept X. There’s also a 2.5-minute video outlining the various options and advice for current customers to ensure they’re properly protected. U.S. healthcare customers have also received an email pointing them to the site.

Additional resources

We’ve also created a collection of auxiliary content to support the landing page:

Check back often for updates to this list. We’ll add new resources as they go live.