Vulnerabilities related to the pandemic are amplifying the threat of cyberattacks on health networks. Understanding key IoMT-associated risks can help mitigate risk and minimize the potential scope of damage.
Despite strain caused by the pandemic, healthcare organizations must be diligent in protecting their networks and implementing measures that secure patient data.
The Emergency Care Research Institute's 2021 list of technology hazards can help healthcare facilities effectively manage risks involving the use of medical devices and systems.
Federal agencies warn of a spike in ransomware targeting hospitals and other healthcare organizations, and at least one health system in New York – St. Lawrence Health System – has reported an attack during this recent burst of cybercrimes.