UIC Hospital, located on the northwest side of campus in Garden City, is being closed indefinitely after hackers targeted the hospital’s IT system.
The hospital will not reopen on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2019, because of the breach.
This comes as the University of Illinois and UIC Health System continue to fight the fallout of the cyberattack.
In a statement issued Friday, UIC confirmed the breach, but did not provide any details.
The university is committed to maintaining its integrity and providing all guests with the best experience possible.” “
Although the hospital is operating, the hospital will remain closed to all visitors and the University.
The university is committed to maintaining its integrity and providing all guests with the best experience possible.”
The hospital said the IT security incident was discovered on April 11, 2017, and the incident response plan was signed in June 2017.
UIC said the hospital has a comprehensive IT security plan in place and the hospital currently has a number of measures in place to mitigate and mitigate cyberattacks.
“We are actively working with law enforcement and other parties to protect our network,” the hospital said in a statement.
The UIC University Health System said in an emailed statement that it is working with local law enforcement to address the matter.
“As we have previously stated, we take all cyber threats seriously and we will continue to take steps to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors,” the statement said.
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Read more about this incident: UIC Medical Center said in its statement that the breach was not related to the University Health system, but the hospital and the university did work together in the past on cyber security.
“In March 2017, UINew’s reporting revealed that a UIC cybersecurity incident management team was working with an outside cyber threat intelligence firm, and UINeep in February 2018 revealed that the hospital was working on its own cybersecurity,” the university statement said, referring to an online news website.
“These two incidents resulted in the hospital closing for a period of time.
The University Health has cooperated with the hospital in the aftermath of these events.
The Hospital has a cybersecurity plan in effect and has mitigated and mitigated these incidents.”
UIC, which has 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students, was among the universities and community colleges that announced plans in May to increase cybersecurity training.
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