Author Archives: Dr. Helga George

About Dr. Helga George

Dr. George has spent several years writing about higher education, healthcare and psychology. She transitioned to a career in writing after fulfilling her lifelong dream of performing research on plant defense chemicals. She earned a BS in Agriculture from Cornell University, an MS in Plant Pathology from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Cornell University. Helga also conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California Santa Barbara where she obtained a USDA grant to fund her research.

Ransomware Attacks Pose an Increasing Threat to Hospitals

The increased use of electronic records by hospitals and other healthcare organizations leaves them vulnerable to cyberattacks. One of the types of hacks that healthcare administrators fear the most are ransomware attacks. These types of attacks use malware that when …