7 Healthcare Security Articles, December 2020

December 22, 2020
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Privacy, telehealth, and AI headline this week's digest of Healthcare Security articles.

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7 Healthcare Security Articles, December 2020


Biggest Healthcare Security Threats, Ransomware Trends into 2021 via HealthITSecurity

Much like the previous year, ransomware was one of the healthcare sector’s biggest cybersecurity threats seen in 2020; spotlighting the need for proactive measures.


'COVID will do for healthcare what 9/11 did for cybersecurity' via Israel Hayom

'Phygital' – the integration of digital and physical experiences in fields as diverse as shopping, banking, and medical diagnostics – allows people to enjoy the best of both worlds.


Top 10 privacy and security stories of 2020 via HealthcareITNews

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc at health systems worldwide, hackers and bad actors were all too happy to take advantage of the confusion and expanded attack surface – in a new "cyberpandemic" that shows no sign of abating.


Telehealth poses big cybersecurity dangers, Harvard researchers warn via HealthcareITNews

The relaxation of regulations around telemedicine has undoubtedly made it easier for patients to access virtual care – but has also presented new privacy risks.


From weaponized AI to threats against the vaccine rollout, here are 6 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2021 via FierceHealthcare

Could 2021 be the year that healthcare finally gets smart about cybersecurity? Many in the industry say real change needs to happen as the situation has become a matter of life and death.


Improve Healthcare Security with These 5 Steps via HealthTechMagazine

The pandemic has turned up the heat on cybersecurity, and hospitals must make comprehensive plans to address new threats.


Penetration Testing: Everything You Need to Know via Idenhaus

While no security system is guaranteed to be impenetrable, Penetration Testing is the first step in shoring up your defenses so hackers look elsewhere for an easier target.


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