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New York May Be Paving the Way for State-level Cybersecurity Regulations on Health Care Facilities

Posted by Jacqueline Glennon on November 28, 2023
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Last month, a cyberattack forced two New York hospitals to divert and even discharge some patients to other facilities, while the affected hospitals shut down their IT systems to address the issue and restore their secure network. [cite] In the wake of this event, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has proposed a cybersecurity regulation that would create a new section, Section 405.46 of Title 10 of the Official Compilation Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York, and which would apply to all general hospitals in New York State. Governor Hochul plans to allocate $500 million to back the proposed regulation. [cite]

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