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Ascension health care provided update to recent cybersecurity event | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware


WVTM 13 APP. ASCENSION HOSPITALS ARE STILL TRYING TO RECOVER FROM A CYBER ATTACK. LAST WEEK, DOZENS OF HOSPITALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WERE AFFECTED BY THIS. THE COMPANY SAYS IT’S STILL WORKING TO INVESTIGATE THE RANSOMWARE INCIDENT, AND THAT THEY’RE CLOSELY WORKING WITH TOP CYBER SECURITY EXPERTS WHILE THEY’RE MAKING PROGRESS TO RESTORE SERVI

Ascension health care provided update to recent cybersecurity event

The Ascension Healthcare company continues to work on restoring systems after a cybersecurity event.According to a spokesperson, the unusual activity was detected on select technology network systems Wednesday, May 8.Ascension St. Vincent’s in Birmingham issued this update May 13:”Ascension previously reported that it experienced a ransomware attack that has caused disruptions to patient care in its network. Our priority remains on providing safe patient care. Ascension, with the support of leading cybersecurity experts, worked around the clock over the weekend to respond to the ransomware incident affecting our systems. We are focused on restoring systems safely. We are making progress, however, it will take time to return to normal operations. As systems and services come back online, we will share those updates so that our patients and communities can plan accordingly. We have established a dedicated website to share any Alabama updates we have across our system.”Click here to visit Ascension’s website to learn more.

The Ascension Healthcare company continues to work on restoring systems after a cybersecurity event.

According to a spokesperson, the unusual activity was detected on select technology network systems Wednesday, May 8.

Ascension St. Vincent’s in Birmingham issued this update May 13:

“Ascension previously reported that it experienced a ransomware attack that has caused disruptions to patient care in its network. Our priority remains on providing safe patient care. Ascension, with the support of leading cybersecurity experts, worked around the clock over the weekend to respond to the ransomware incident affecting our systems. We are focused on restoring systems safely. We are making progress, however, it will take time to return to normal operations. As systems and services come back online, we will share those updates so that our patients and communities can plan accordingly. We have established a dedicated website to share any Alabama updates we have across our system.”

Click here to visit Ascension’s website to learn more.

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