Health care cybersecurity: new front in coronavirus battle.
"Health care professionals battling the coronavirus now face a second front in the war -- cyberattacks -- that threaten to disrupt operations and broadcast disinformation. Cyberattacks against health care agencies have skyrocketed in the past decade, with almost 70% of the population affected by a data breach through the theft of personal information and health data. The attacks occur, on average, at a rate of 1.4 a day, according to the HIPAA Journal. But the arrival of the