Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

Earlier this year, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of computers. More than 30 hospitals, doctors’ offices and ambulance companies across the United Kingdom’s National Health Service were affected by the cyberattack. Doctors and nurses were unable to access patients’ records and patients had to be turned away from treatment on occasion.
Just this week, Henry Ford Health System reported a data breach that may include information for nearly 20,000 patients. While it is unclear the impact of

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