The health care industry is facing an alarming proliferation of cyber perils. Hospitals and other facilities and health care-related businesses are under cyber-attack 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Why? Because our healthcare system is a “soft target,” and particularly vulnerable because of its lifesaving work, where time is of the essence. It’s a recipe for disaster from a cybersecurity standpoint.
In his article for Cybersecurity Law & Strategy, Los Angeles counsel Jason G. Weiss details the cyber risks health care-related businesses must address and describes different ways that companies can fight back and protect themselves from cyber-attacks.