10 Best Practices for IoMT Security To Watch in 2022

HIT Consultant

Sharon Schusheim, CIO & VP Technical Services at Check Point Software Technologies

As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the world, hospitals and healthcare systems have attempted to keep up with community needs via IoMT (Internet of Medical Things) devices. Federal agencies have even authorized emergency use of certain types of IoMT devices in order to monitor and reduce coronavirus disease exposure.

The benefits of IoMT are sufficiently appealing that the IoMT market is poised to hit a valuation of $158 billion by 2022. By 2023, forecasters predict that 68% of hospitals worldwide will rely on IoMT technologies in day-to-day activities.

However, many IoMT devices aren’t cyber secure, which can jeopardize patient care. While IoMT devices offer healthcare providers new means of delivering care, healthcare management groups must address the vast security challenges presented by IoMT.

Below, you’ll find 10 of the best ways to secure your organization’s IoMT devices.

1. Gaining visibility. At present, many IoMT devices on healthcare or hospital networks...

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