It is well-known that the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a plethora of opportunities for cyberattacks in multiple industries due to data explosion and excessive use of connected devices. Malicious hackers have selected med-tech companies also to search for weak links and demand millions of dollars of ransomware.
It is, indeed, creating a lot of pressure on med-tech companies to enhance cybersecurity against malicious cyberattacks. Connected devices are insecure by design and attract the eyes of cyber-criminals because these IoMT med-tech devices consist of sensitive data as well as patient’s safety concerns with medical records. [In fact,] there is a record of almost 237 data breaches with more than 10 crore healthcare data had been exposed in 2020.
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