The healthcare industry is facing cyberattacks from hackers who exploit connections to third-party vendors to gain access to hospital networks. There are three major challenges imposed by these vendors, including effective software and IT asset lifecycle management, vulnerability and configuration management, and risk management and compliance due diligence. Healthcare providers need to address these challenges and perform due diligence on third-party vendors to ensure security and protect patient care.
Mayo Clinic has partnered with Microsoft to be one of the first healthcare systems to utilise Microsoft 365 Copilot, a generative AI platform. The early