May 16, 2023
MedHealth Review: One of the Biggest Healthcare IT Threats – How Unpatched Vulnerabilities Increase Cybersecurity Risks
Cyber-attacks on healthcare providers are a critical concern as they can directly impact patient safety. In many cases, IT system outages cause considerable disruption to patient care, as the lack of access to patient data results in delays that can affect patient outcomes. One of the most common methods cyber-criminals utilize to launch large-scale attacks is exploiting unpatched vulnerabilities in common software that organizations use daily. For Medhealth Review, CloudWave’s Chief Cloud Officer and Chief Quality Officer Mark Middleton outlines the risks of these unpatched vulnerabilities and shares how fully managed patching can help.