Hospitals have improvised with glassy looks and cozy stays, far from these visible physical and materialistic luxuries, digitization also has a vast influence on the health care sector. Patient care is made more efficient with new and innovative ways of recording, storing and sharing medical data.
Telemedicine and remote access to health care has become a priority today with the effect of COVID-19.
The increase in the number of devices, techniques and equipment connected via IOT in the health care sector, has created a high risk of security breach. Confidential patient data, internal communication system, financial information and other sensitive data is at the brink of being stolen anytime.
The whole hideous story – need of DNS in health care.
Phishing is a common form of attack attackers prefer for health care industries. Ransomwares is more common and causes severe damage. A ransomware attack in a hospital caused damage to an extent where all the surgeries had to be rescheduled.
In the past doctors in a particular region were forced offline for several days due to a ransomware attack. Such attacks might remove access to patient data and in worst cases affect the functioning of equipment and cause serious havoc.
Precautionary measures- Secure networking
In most cases, in order to stop an attack immediately to prevent the worst, industries rely on shutting down the affected process or connections. Unfortunately, this kind of measure doesn’t suit the 24/7 critical requirements of the medical environment.
To ensure continual access and to prevent or mitigate attacks, health care sectors need a strong DNS security as a solution. To achieve this a straightforward and a more accurate threat intelligence system is highly essential to detect any potential threat on time.
To safeguard all the devices connected to the network an efficient firewall should be established. This prevents malware and blocks any illegitimate activities within the network.
The necessity of telehealth has pushed the need for safer networking in health care than ever, making this the right time to set up a unique and purpose-built security system. DIMA Warrior focusses on developing target-oriented security measures for a safer and a better digital world.