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Feeling Threatened: Healthcare IT Threats and How to Cure Them
May 3rd, 2017

Feeling Threatened: Healthcare IT Threats and How to Cure Them

From comprised patient information to entire networks going down IT departments need to stay on top of healthcare IT threats. Here is how you do that.

Summary

Viruses and bacterial infections come and go, spreading until changes in immunizations and treatment, education and health practices reduce their threat. New invasions inevitably take their place. The same is true for cyber threats and healthcare IT. Ellen Muraskin

Theses threats can be big or small but they all affect healthcare in some way. From comprised patient information to entire networks going down IT departments need to stay on top of healthcare IT threats.

So what new threats exist and how can IT departments remedy them? Keep reading to find out. Ellen Muraskin talks about this further in her blog on Century Link.

Who Should Read This Article

If you work in healthcare as a doctor, office manager or in IT, this article is worth the read.

What You Will Learn

You will learn ways hackers are finding ways of getting into medical devices. You will also gain insights into things like:

  • Creating different roles to limit access to devices.
  • Finding ways to safeguard them from attack.
  • The growth of ransomware attacks.
  • Shadow IT

Take Away

New healthcare cybersecurity threats are hindering IT departments all the time. Knowing how to cure them is a must.

Read the full article at The Shifting Cybersecurity Threats in Health Care IT

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