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Hack Attack On Hospital System Highlights Need For Device Cybersecurity

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Chinese hackers recently broke into Community Health Systems’ IT system and stole patient data. Although they did not take device data in this instance, the hackers might have been after that, experts suggest, highlighting vulnerabilities for industry.

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