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WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack on UK National Health Service

Author: Sharon R. Klein

5/23/2017
WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack on UK National Health Service

Sharon R. Klein (CIPP/US), a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton, chair of the Privacy, Security and Data Protection practice and a leader of the Technology practice and the Digital Health practice, spoke at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Privacy and Security Forum in San Francisco, CA on May 11-12, 2017.

In this video, Ms. Klein discusses the May 2017 global cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm, which crippled Britain's National Health Service, hit international shipper FedEx and infected computers in 150 countries.