AMA Warns of Telehealth Cyber Risks, Insider Threats Tied to COVID-19

Healthcare IT Security

Jessica Davis

Hospitals, health systems, and other providers should reassess their security posture in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased the number of cyber risks within the sector, such as telehealth flaws, insider threats, and the rise of targeted cyberattacks, according to the American Medical Association.

AMA released insights on the technology considerations these healthcare organizations should consider as the year draws to a close. Laura Hoffman, AMA assistant director of federal affairs, recently shed light on some of the biggest issues facing the sector during an AMA update on COVID-19.

As noted by a range of federal agencies and security researchers, the pandemic has...

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