IoT Security Incidents Increase as Healthcare Leans into Connected Health

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

Connected health enables quality care by means of telehealth, remote patient monitoring tools, wearable technology, and other digital tools, but it also presents the risk of IoT security incidents. Over 80 percent of healthcare organizations reported facing IoT security incidents in the past 18 months, a recent white paper from Medigate and CrowdStrike discovered.

As connected health adoption increases, healthcare organizations will be tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that technological innovations are considered from a cybersecurity perspective as well as a clinical perspective.

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