Tech »  Topic »  HHS HC3 Warns Healthcare of IoT Device, Open Web App Risks

HHS HC3 Warns Healthcare of IoT Device, Open Web App Risks


Advisories Recommend Entities Take Steps for Prevention and Mitigation Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • August 5, 2022

Federal authorities are urging healthcare sector entities to be proactive in addressing security risks posed by internet of things devices and by open web applications.

See Also: OnDemand | Zero Tolerance: Controlling The Landscape Where You'll Meet Your Adversaries

The Department of Health and Human Services' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center in an IoT advisory reminds medical entities about the risks posed by devices equipped with sensors, software and other technologies to connect and exchange data over the internet.

In addition, a separate threat brief about open web applications spotlights the Open Web Application Security Project's Top 10 List of security risks involving those applications.

That brief comes on the heels of HHS HC3 last month issuing an advisory urging healthcare sector entities to batten down their patient portals and other common web ...


Copyright of this story solely belongs to bankinfosecurity . To see the full text click HERE