Two is better than one for healthcare groups facing cyber risks

Insurance Business

Alicja Grzadkowska

The healthcare industry, like many others, has been exposed to increasing cyber threats, some of which have capitalized on the fear created by the pandemic.

“We are seeing an increase in phishing scams and ransomware because working from home makes you more vulnerable,” said Kareen Boyadjian, director, underwriting – product leader Medefense & e-MD at Tokio Marine HCC - Cyber & Professional Lines Group. “The landscape is certainly going to change from COVID-19 and from everything else currently happening in this environment.”

Working from home does not include the same cybersecurity measures that are in place while working in an office. Network or software protections are...

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