The future of health is dependent on strong cybersecurity

Silicon Republic

Jenny Darmody

If we have learned anything about the future of health – and, really, the future of anything – it’s that it is going to involve massive amounts of data.

Earlier this week, Siliconrepublic.com published an interview with bioethicist Dr Marielle Gross about the ethical implications of using patient data as we move into a more advanced healthcare industry.

But it’s not just the ethical use of data that we have to think about in this new age of information, it’s the actual security of that data. While the beginning of the pandemic resulted in a sharp increase in cyberattacks around the world, hospitals in the US have experienced waves of attacks in recent months.

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