How can UVM Health Network prevent future cyberattacks?

Updated: May. 28, 2021 at 6:53 PM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - It was seven months ago Friday that most of the computer systems in the UVM Health Network were crippled by a cyberattack that ended up costing upwards of $70 million.

While the hospitals are fully back up and running, we are examining the lingering effects and how to prevent the next attack.

Dom Amato spoke with cybersecurity expert Prashant Anantharaman, a Ph.D. student at Dartmouth College, about how the attacks work and what large institutions like the network can do to prevent them in the future.

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