Why cybersecurity In the healthcare sector needs improvement

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This blog was written by an independent guest blogger.rA recent attack on a hospital in Brno, Czech Republic (a COVID-19 testing center)ehowed the extent to which weaknesses in a health center’s cybersecurity system can endanger the lives of patients. During this attack, patients had to be redirected to other hospitals and vital surgeries were postponed – all during a time in which vital testing needed to be carried out and releases needed to be sped up. A study published in the journal Technological Health Care by CS Kruse et al. has found that “The healthcare industry is a prime target for medical information theft as it lags behind other leading industries in securing vital data.” It is vital, warn the researchers, to invest time and funding in protecting healthcare technology and…

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