Date Sent: 05/16/2017 03:54 PM EDT
Sender: Michigan Health Alert Network
Subject: Guidance and Resources for Mitigating Ransomware Cyber Attacks
The emergence of the recent “WannaCry” ransomware cyber attack serves as an important reminder to remain vigilant and work closely with IT specialists to protect critical infrastructure. (Ransomware is a type of malicious software that denies access to a user’s or organization's data by encrypting the data, followed by the perpetrator demanding a ransom to provide the decryption key.)
Please review and share the information and resources below with your organization's IT staff.
Recommended General Guidance
-- This MIHAN alert is being sent to roles: Emergency Management, Emergency Preparedness, Health Officer, Healthcare, HAN Coordinators, Administration, Security / Public Safety / Military & BETP DEPR Staff, MDHHS Admin --