As the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, the emergence of telehealth as a primary method of healthcare has revealed that there are vulnerabilities of telehealth systems. This new development has turned the spotlight on patient health data, highlighting them as a target for hackers. Hospitals, research institutions, and pharmaceutical companies continue to increasingly be targets of, and fall victim to, security breaches and ransomware attacks. As a result, a new emphasis is being placed on cybersecurity in the healthcare industry.
The sudden shift to telehealth raises many cybersecurity issues, from network security and infrastructure vulnerabilities to . . .