How to address IoT security risks in the healthcare industry

Tahawul Tech | Aug 15, 2019 at 12:50 PM
  • There has been a surge in the number of cyber-attacks on the healthcare industry in the past five years affecting more than 100 million people worldwide such as Anthem medical, NHS-UK and last year Singapore government’s health database.
  • Get stakeholders buy-in by sensitising senior leadership by bringing about mindset or a cultural change by ingraining risk in the DNA of the organisation and creating a risk averse culture.
  • A holistic approach towards this issue needs to be adhered to overcome the industry challenge by implementing steps such as establishing a data protection framework with clear defined policies and processes needs to be adopted by organisations; and prioritising IoT/IoMT challenges by embarking on futuristic cybersecurity solutions.