Hospital cybersecurity lagging due to talent gap

May 29, 2019

Half of healthcare organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure, according to an article on the Tech Radar website.

A recent MIT study revealed that the healthcare sector “has lagged behind other industries in protecting its patients." 

Plus, the constant, 24-hour nature of a hospital makes some forms of security close to impossible.

And, because healthcare is made up of interconnected providers and there are a lot of different systems all exchanging patient medical records in different ways. 

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