Essential Cybersecurity Measures for Healthcare IoT

Hacker Noon

Sidra Zafar

Internet of Things is transforming the daily lives of people through its applications in almost every race of life. The most common applications of IoT include smart cities, smart health, E-governance, and smart transportation just to name a few. Mckinsey predicts that IoT companies’ economic impact will increase from $4 trillion today to $11 trillion by 2025. In this era of pandemic and lockdown situation, the healthcare industry’s adoption of IoT has shown rapid growth. This growth is fueled by the availability of high-speed internet, low-cost sensors, and the need for social distancing and remote healthcare.

Yet to provide quality healthcare to patients, H-IoT must itself be ‘healthy’. The technological aspects of IoT enabled healthcare needs to be secure enough....

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