Akumin, a Florida-based imaging company with two million patients, experienced a major ransomware attack three weeks ago and is yet to fully recover its systems or provide access to electronic medical scans. Akumin also claimed that due to the cyber attack, it’s reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The problem has prompted patients and experts alike to recommend saving a personal copy of medical records.
Health Tech | Safeguarding health: Navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity in healthcare | News
The integration of technology in healthcare, while beneficial, has increased the sector’s vulnerability to cyber threats. Cybercriminals target healthcare data due to its high value,