Healthcare Technology Highlighted Article: Updated - Jul 25, 2017

Securing the Internet of Medical Things: What to Do Now

Due to the sensitive information housed within medical records (Social Security numbers, addresses, medical claim data etc.), healthcare has always been one of the most frequently targeted industries by cybercriminals. Hackers who successfully steal this data can profit in a big way, as it has high value in the cybercrime black market.

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