8:30 am - 9:00 am
COVID-19 pandemic has changed how healthcare, pharma, and clinical industry operate and has exponentially propelled the pace of digitization. It has created opportunities for cybercriminals and ill-intentioned state actors to take advantage of already-stretched healthcare institutions. According to analysts, cyberattacks could cost healthcare organizations in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region an average of $23.3m, emphasizing the growing risks faced by an increasingly adopting analytics and online platforms to improve patient care. Research says that almost 73% of the organization in the healthcare and pharma domains in Asia are automating physicians’ administrative tasks and deploying advanced analytics and predictive threat modeling to detect threats. It’s interesting to note that respective governments from the Asian region are mandating their agencies to develop an exclusive strategy to tackle ransomware. For instance, the Philippines government recently issued a cybersecurity advisory to hospitals and healthcare institutions to prepare for a potential ransomware attack.
Join the Virtual Healthcare Asia Summit to gain insight from practitioners, researchers, and vendors on enterprises’ need to embed security and privacy into all aspects of digital interactions as they handle sensitive data.