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Can Your Hospital Withstand a Cyberattack?

The healthcare industry is a top target for cyberattacks in general and ransomware in particular. As a result, cybersecurity has become an important topic for healthcare providers in urban and rural settings. This white paper discusses ways for community hospitals to improve cybersecurity.

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