Securing the Internet of medical things

February 12, 2019

Most IoMT (Internet of Medical Things) devices were not designed with security in mind, which makes them especially vulnerable to compromise, according to an article on the Healthcare Analytics News website.

One study suggested that there are an average of 164 cyberthreats detected per 1,000 connected host devices.

Organizations are increasing their security spending to address the threats inherent in IoMT devices. The average security budget for IT, operational technology (OT) and IoT security requirements will respond to the growth of IoT devices across all business segments and scenarios is expected to rise.

The budgetary resources to secure devices is the first step, but the additional dollars need an informed strategy.

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