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Cyber Attacks: Protecting People’s Health Data an Urgent Priority

The increasing rate of cyber attacks globally has exposed healthcare providers to significant risks, potentially undermining patient trust. Particularly vulnerable are online patient portals and digitized databases of personal health information. Nations worldwide are grappling with policy solutions to counter these threats. Privacy laws vary between countries, and while some offer robust protection, others lack regulatory provisions for certain types of data breaches. As more healthcare providers rely on digital platforms, it’s crucial to develop more comprehensive global cybersecurity strategies to protect patient information.

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