DOTmed March 17, 2023
Steeve Huin

It is a well-known fact that healthcare is a lucrative target for cybercriminals. It’s a target that’s more susceptible to disruption because most healthcare devices were not connected to the internet until quite recently, therefore their developers have not made the same security investments other industries were required to do, It is also due to a large amount of sensitive data that healthcare entities maintain for patient care and operations.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Health Delivery Organizations (HDOs) have become even more attractive profit wise for cybercriminal targets. This is primarily because healthcare providers cannot, under any circumstances, paralyze their operations. Many HDOs focus on modernizing their equipment but rely on legacy medical devices where patching and security...

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