[ Monday, February 22, 2016 ]
Should Hollywood Presbyterian have paid the ransom?
Jeff [9:33 AM]
Some experts find it troubling
; easy for them to say! Running a hospital is a complicated business, with literal life-or-death decisions to be made. I don't think you can be too hard on hospital administration for taking a pretty cheap way to fix a problem that could've killed their patients. Should they have prevented the cyberattack in the first place? I don't know, and neither does anybody else not using 20/20 hindsight. But once the data is locked up, paying $17,000 is probably worth it.
UPDATE: More on the debate here
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