Cybersecurity in hospitals is unaligned with reality, says report

CTech

A new report by CyberMDX, a leading cybersecurity provider dedicated to protecting Internet of Things (IoT) and medical devices for healthcare, in collaboration with Philips, has highlighted the extent at which the healthcare industry is being targeted by cyberattacks. The “Perspectives in Healthcare Security Report” examined attitudes, concerns, and impacts on medical device security as well as cybersecurity across large and midsize healthcare delivery organizations.

Healthcare is one of the industries most targeted by cyberattacks. According to a recent report, a total of 82 ransomware incidents against the health sector have occurred in 2021 worldwide with 60% of them impacting the United States industry. Recent attacks from notorious gangs such as REvil or Conti on hospitals have accounted for...

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