The Cyber-Pandemic: IT Attacks in the Healthcare SectorWhy healthcare networks became targets for cyber-criminals
There is no industry that can be considered more noble or selfless than healthcare. It is very difficult to think that someone would want to disrupt the public value of the healthcare industry, let alone deliberately target them with cyber-attacks. However in many countries it is common for patients to use credit cards to pay for services. Combine this with the network full of personal information and patient records and its easy to see why the healthcare industry is a top target for cybercrime.
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- Why healthcare networks became a target of cybercriminals
- A history of attacks on the industry
- How these types of attacks can be avoided