Social Distancing for Healthcare's IoT Devices

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Ori Bach

Security pros need to double down around prevention of lateral movement by attackers, especially if IoT devices are connected to the network.
Even before the world began shutting down and sheltering in place, attackers had set their sights on medical records and other valuables they could leverage for cash. As early as 2018, top security researchers had identified the vulnerabilities the healthcare industry faces because attackers crave the private data kept at medical facilities.

Now, take that already worn-out security team and provide them with the current crisis, and what we have is a recipe for disaster. Just like everything else in a fight, survival is going to be a team effort. Luckily, the threat intel teams have really brought their A-game.

Using the Mitre Att&ck framework, we can track the common techniques used by adversaries. From this information, we can get an idea of...

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