Irish Cyberattack Provides wake-up Call for European Imaging IT

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Steve Holloway
Published: May 25, 2021 In The News

25th May 2021 – Written by Steve Holloway – Featured on AuntMinnie Europe – The importance of cybersecurity for healthcare was brought sharply into focus again last week when the Irish healthcare system was crippled by a ransomware attach.

At the time of writing on the 24th May, the fallout from the attack continued to disrupt services, with most radiology services cancelling all but emergency imaging and reading being restricted to modality scanner screens only.

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