Visible to the public "Academic Study Links Healthcare Cyberattacks to Decreased Hospital Quality, Patient Health"Conflict Detection Enabled

A new study conducted by a team of researchers from Vanderbilt University and the University of Central Florida reveals that the cyberattacks on hospitals have had an impact on the effectiveness of medical treatment and the well-being of patients. The study further highlights the risks posed to patients by cyberattacks on hospitals. Security professionals in healthcare organizations are encouraged to work closely with IT management to improve and develop security measures, as well as build incident response teams that can stop security issues from becoming actual breaches of security. Security experts also call on organizations to continuously monitor all activities performed via connected medical devices to immediately detect suspicious behavior that may indicate an intrusion into the network. This article continues to discuss the performance and key findings of the study, as well as the potential impact of healthcare cyberattacks on patients and what healthcare organizations can do to defend themselves against such attacks.

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