Medical Device Vulnerabilities Continue to Plague the Industry

Its no secret that medical devices pose security risks to healthcare organizations as networks, tools and devices themselves become ever more connected. Common and pervasive cyberthreats, such as ransomware and malware, are also finding their way onto machines. In fact, 18 percent of provider organizations in a recent survey by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) reported that their medical devices were affected by malware or ransomware in the past 18 months.While the survey notes that few of...