Headquartered in India, Dr. Reddy’s has connections with other major pharmaceuticals in the US and Europe. Dr. Reddy’s CIO indicated they needed 24 hours to bring their services back online following this disruption: “In the wake of a detected cyber attack, we have isolated all data center services to take required preventive actions. We are anticipating all services to be up within 24 hours, and we do not foresee any major impact on our operations due to this incident.” Cyber criminals do not impose restrictions on their targets. In a Forbes article, many cyber criminals claimed they won’t hack the healthcare system but this didn’t stop others who take advantage of the situation. While you can’t substitute a strong firewall and endpoint protection, you can increase your cyber-security strength without significant costs by reviewing previous attacks.
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