Security – along with data privacy and protection – is sacrosanct in healthcare and is the basis of trust in administering clinical services. Much is at stake when a cyber-attack occurs: foremost patients’ lives and a hospital’s reputation, but also legal and financial repercussions.
For healthcare organizations to take full advantage of digital technologies and services, and, to securely support the exponential growth of IoT devices, the right kind of ICT infrastructure is vital. In this report that is related to CIC’s insights into the network foundations for IoT and connected healthcare, we specifically look to:
- Identifying how Cybercrime is the flip side of digitisation
- The implications of a security failure to healthcare
- The requirements of a secure, connected healthcare infrastructure
- The importance of encryption
- Cisco’s security strategy for connected healthcare
To learn more about connected healthcare and Cisco’s offerings in this area, please see the other reports in this series:
- The network foundation for IoT and connected healthcare
- Streamlining clinical experiences in IoT and connected healthcare
- Progressing the patient experience in IoT and connected healthcare
Download an infographic overview to the whole series.