Trends Report

Protect Your Medical Device Ecosystem Against Opportunistic Attacks

June 19th, 2020

Summary

Attackers are increasing their focus on exploiting medical devices during the COVID-19 crisis. These reprehensible attacks often take the form of ransomware, followed closely by data theft for sale on the black market. Threats against medical devices include denial of service, therapy manipulation, patient data theft, and asset damage. There are several ways to reduce your healthcare organization’s risk to each, such as implementing strong vulnerability management and passive security monitoring tools.

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