Earlier in April, Interpol warned that there is going to be a considerable rise in ransomware threats in multiple sectors, including healthcare. Cybercriminals across the country are taking advantage of the vulnerable situation due to COVID-19. The Healthcare sector has always been vulnerable to cyber threats.
Hospitals contain a large amount of personal and valuable data, and they work on thin margins even prior to the pandemic. This implies that healthcare sectors have always been skimp on security resources. This has made hospitals an important target this year when the global health care sector is the focal point.