Cloud Mitigation for Ransomware, as COVID-19 Spurs Cyberattacks

Health IT Security: A host of cyberattack trends on the health sector emerged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as hackers sought to take advantage of the crisis with ransomware and misinformation campaigns, according to a 4iQ report. Mitigation techniques, such as edge-to-cloud security, can help reduce the increased risk to the healthcare sector.

The report mirrors earlier findings on phishing, mobile, cloud, and impersonation attacks and sheds light on several crucial trends, highlighting the need for heightened precautions and due diligence across the healthcare sector. As noted by ForgeRock, the healthcare sector is the most targeted by hackers.

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