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Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats facing healthcare systems

Cyberattacks on the healthcare sector, particularly hacking and ransomware incidents, are increasing and posing a significant threat to patient safety, according to technology research firm Omdia. The healthcare sector experienced 241 such breaches in 2021, more than any other sector. To mitigate these threats, governments are implementing new cybersecurity standards, and healthcare providers are placing greater emphasis on services like “extended detection and response” (XDR) software, advanced antivirus software, and genre-specific security measures.

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