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Telehealth Systems Have Experienced Large Increase In Targeted Attacks Since Pandemic, Report Indicates

  • September 11, 2020

Healthcare IT News (9/10, Jercich) reports, “Although a new report suggests that the healthcare industry slightly improved its security posture this year compared to last, it warns that increased provider reliance on telehealth since the COVID-19 pandemic now presents a new slate of risks to patient data.” Released Thursday, the report “found that telehealth systems have experienced an enormous increase in targeted attacks.”