HHS OCIO HC3 August 5 Cybersecurity Threat Briefing - Qbot/QakBot

July 28, 2021


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) invites you to join us for the first of our bi-monthly cybersecurity threat briefings in August. The topic will be "Qbot/QakBot".  This initiative will provide actionable information on health sector cybersecurity threats and mitigations. HC3 analysts will present relevant cybersecurity topics, engage in discussions with participants on current threats, and highlight best practices and mitigation tactics. 

We encourage interested parties to register as soon as possible in order to receive a calendar hold. Follow the link below to quickly and easily register for the briefing.

*NOTE* This is a rescheduling of July 22's briefing, which was cancelled.

 Briefing Topic: “Qbot/QakBot”

 Time: 1PM Eastern Standard Time

 Briefing Logistics:

Briefings will be conducted via WebEx teleconference (see link below). Each briefing may last approximately 30-40 minutes depending on the topic, with time reserved for questions and discussion.

 Briefing Format

  • Upon entry into the WebEx, a short questionnaire and other information will be shared (this will be displayed five minutes prior to the briefing start time).
  • To ensure a smooth presentation, participant phone lines will be muted upon entering the meeting.
  • Questions from attendees will be held until the end of the briefing.

Questions: For more information regarding the monthly briefings, or for general questions, please email HC3@hhs.gov.

Webinar Information:

Event address for attendees: https://hhs.webex.com/hhs/onstage/g.php?MTID=e23672e9ab370930f070d7b06c7b1bcf2

Audio Connection: 

To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the event, or call the number below and enter the access code.

US Toll


Access Code: 199 357 0188

Event password: 6iBgBHCMZ83




For help with Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory Services exclusively for AHA members, contact:

John Riggi

Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk, AHA


(O) +1 202 626 2272

(M) +1 202 640 9159

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