Hospitals On Guard As CISA Orders Agencies To Patch VMware Software

By Sara Friedman, Donna Haseley, Charlie Mitchell / May 19, 2022 at 6:02 PM
The health care industry is on guard in the wake of a new emergency directive from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency that identifies vulnerabilities in specific VMware products and orders federal agencies to immediately implement mitigations. While the alert was sent to government entities, the hospital lobby warned its members Thursday (May 19) to also act quickly because VMware is also a popular cloud-based software used by private health care entities. John Riggi, American Hospital Association’s national advisor for...

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