At the FDA Cyber Summit in Washington DC last year January, issues concerning the security of medical devices & patient records was discussed and a couple of resolutions was passed by the key policy wonks/attendees/manufacturers during the summit. Make no mistake, I’m still of the opinion that the healthcare industry is the most technology-retarded. There are too many well-purposed and fragmented efforts in healthcare cybersecurity and it’s about time we bound them together.
Less than seventy-two hours ago, the prestigious UK National Health Service patient records, systems etc were compromised. It affected about seventy-five thousand victims and has spread to ninety-nine countries. This is fast becoming a popular trend and I believe CISOs, C-Level Executives, and even last-mile employees/end-users should upturn the overarching narrative by employing the right strategies. Most organizations should be focused on looking for solutions for vulnerabilities and quit living in the denial of asking the IF probabilistic question.Read More »