The Cyber Security Podcast from PwC UK: Anatomy of a ransomware attack - Lessons from the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE)

06 April, 2023

Host: Chloe Seaton, Ethical Hacker, PwC UK
Guest: Fran Thompson, CIO, Health Service Executive of Ireland
Guest: Pat Moran, Partner and Cyber Security Leader, PwC Ireland

Duration: 44m 39s

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How prepared are you to respond to a ransomware attack? In this episode our host Chloe Seaton is joined by Fran Thompson from the Irish HSE and Pat Moran from PwC to discuss:

  • The key lessons all organisations can learn from the ransomware attack on the Irish HSE in May 2021
  • Crisis response in the heat of a ransomware attack
  • Tackling the challenges of business recovery and bringing systems back online
  • Why organisations need to understand the extent of the dependence of their critical services on technology
  • How to boost cyber security preparedness and build ransomware resilience

For more detail on the ransomware lessons discussed in this podcast episode, read the full independent post-incident review Conti cyber attack on the HSE.

Chloe Seaton, Pat Moran and Fran Thompson

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