Cyberattacks on Canadian health care increasingly common. What can be done?

Global News
Canada’s healthcare system needs to adopt better security practices as cyberattacks, including data breaches and ransomware, become increasingly common in the country, experts say. Since 2015, at least 14 major cyberattacks have targeted Canadian health information systems, according to an article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Monday. Most recently, five Ontario hospitals, along with their shared IT provider, were affected by a ransomware attack last month that caused an outage of some online services, forcing many surgeries and appointments to be postponed. Read more…

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