MEDICAL DEVICE CYBER-VULNERABILITY CASTS A CLOUD OVER GROWING USE

Health Leaders Media

Scott Mace

KEY TAKEAWAYS
-Efforts to secure internet-connected medical devices are expensive and may still fall short.

-Healthcare knowledge workers cannot be expected to become security experts.

-Economic pressure on healthcare tech vendors demands upstream security in the tech supply chain.

The attack surface of healthcare in the cybersecurity realm is forecast to explode in size in the next few years, in large part due to the proliferation of internet-attached medical devices.

The Global Internet of Medical Things market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18.5% from 2021 to 2027 to reach $284.5 billion by 2027, according to UnivDatos Market Insights. A rise in connected medical devices and the emergence of new technologies is...

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