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The Role Business Continuity Plans Can Play After Hurricanes as Well as Cyberattacks Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • August 31, 2021 NASA’s view on Aug 29 of Hurricane Ida, which plowed through several states, damaging some healthcare facilities
The impact of Hurricane Ida, including huge power outages, points to the importance of healthcare organizations and others having comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery plans in place for natural disasters as well as cyberattacks.
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“The lack of power, water and climate control all can be caused by physical or cyber incidents,” says Doug Howard, CEO of security consultancy Pondurance. “More and more, everything relies on cyber preparedness.”
Some Louisiana healthcare providers hit hardest by Ida – including Ochsner St.