Top Health IT Security Challenges? Medical Devices, Cloud Security

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

Cloud security and connected medical device security are the biggest IT challenges healthcare entities are facing under the current landscape, according to 46 percent of IT leaders surveyed in a recent Masergy report, sponsored by Fortinet.

Thirty-six percent of those leaders ranked the greatest challenge as the expanded remote and mobile workforce brought on by COVID-19.

The drastic increase in the use of IoMT and cloud platforms in the last year in response to the global pandemic has led to an equal rise in network demands. Fortunately, the shift has also led to a collective approach for both reliability and security, according to the report.

“Healthcare IT teams have daunting technical challenges to ensure network bandwidth, resilience, and...

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