Could Artificial Intelligence Transform Healthcare Cybersecurity?

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to close gaps and mitigate risks in the healthcare cybersecurity space, a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit sponsored by law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP suggested.

The report explored the promising possibilities and significant challenges that come with using artificial intelligence tools to bolster cybersecurity efforts. AI in cybersecurity is projected to increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.66 percent from 2020 to 2027.

As data breaches increase across a variety of industries, businesses are desperately searching for tools that can protect sensitive data and prevent ransomware attacks.

“In integrating AI technologies with cybersecurity programs and systems, businesses across sectors have an invaluable opportunity to address one of the most complicated and potentially damaging risk factors organizations face today,” the report stated.

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