Biggest Data Security Challenges In The Healthcare Industry

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Marc Berman

The healthcare industry is among the most aggressive in adopting technologies and is among the most advanced industries when it comes to IoT adoption.

On the other hand, the healthcare industry is by nature, a complex business ecosystem with many pieces of equipment and moving parts. Hospitals and healthcare facilities often involve international partnerships, cloud-based interconnectivity, government contracts, and so on, and often involve a massive amount of confidential data transactions (i.e. patient information).

Meaning, hospitals and the healthcare industry as a whole is a lucrative target for hackers and cybercriminals, and deserve special attention when it comes to data security and protection.

With that being said, here are some of the biggest data security in the healthcare industry, and how to protect against them

Why Cybercriminals Target The Healthcare Industry?

Simply put, the answer is valuable healthcare data.

Patient information is very valuable among cybercriminals and ...

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