What’s Next for Connected Devices in Health Care?

From securityboulevard.com

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According to a Deloitte study, approximately 68% of medical devices will be either connected or connectable to a health system network by 2025. Each of those devices simultaneously represents an opportunity for health care providers to transform the delivery of patient care as well as a vulnerability for attackers to infiltrate a health system’s network. We’re moving towards a future where any device is a potential entry point for hackers.

These devices are at risk are because many medical devices run on operating systems with well-known vulnerabilities and rarely updated software and firmware.

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