With the festive season comes many types of dangers, some more expected than others. In healthcare, holidays always mean an uptick in ER visits, but fewer healthcare providers might be thinking about their cyber security during the holidays. With less predictable staffing, shorter hours, and more people reaching out for help, healthcare cybersecurity can sometimes take a backseat. Here’s your reminder to keep your cybersecurity plans and protections in place, and to do your updates before holiday weekends.
Stay warm and stay healthy this and every season, from your friends at Idenhaus.
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Thankful for Healthcare Cybersecurity, Now More Than Ever
The FDA says manufacturers and hospitals are both responsible for protecting devices from growing cybersecurity threats. However, experts say healthcare providers carry a much heavier load.
Healthcare can make a tempting target for ransomware actors, who are keenly aware of the life or death stakes a medical facility would face not paying a ransom.
85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year via CampusSafety Magazine
A recent survey of 400 IT professionals working in U.S. healthcare organizations found the vast majority are concerned about the potential for data breaches and attacks using medical equipment.
Supply chain attacks are a growing concern among all industry sectors, and medical devices present a large attack surface for this type of threat. Keep your organization safer with better security.
Hanno Ekdahl, founder of Idenhaus, sat down and chatted with Lee Kantor of Atlanta Business RadioX about the realities of cybersecurity in this day and age.
Check out our previous digest of articles for healthcare cybersecurity professionals, Reasons to be Thankful for Cybersecurity, Healthcare Edition
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