Roughly 87% of medical organizations have adopted IoT in some way, and there are an estimated 650 million IoT-enabled medical devices in use today.
But while new IoT-enabled medical technologies promise improved care and increase successful outcomes with greater consistency, those same technologies create vulnerabilities, leading to new challenges and security risks. A growing volume of highly sensitive medical and personal data is being collected – not taking privacy and security seriously can lead to unwanted and possibly disastrous consequences down the road.