Focus: Cybersecurity

IoT security is critical to healthcare

September 14, 2018

Internet of Things (IoT) security is critical to healthcare because the connections create new vulnerabilities to cyberattacks, according to an article on the Healthcare IT News website. 

 

Even though most healthcare facilities have strong IT security measures in place, traditional cybersecurity sometimes lapses when it comes to the IoT.

 

Having a framework that enables strong authentication between a device and server and between devices is an essential first step, the article said. 

 

Credentials issued to the connected devices will only allow trusted devices to communicate with your organization’s infrastructure. 

 

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