CYBERSECURITY IN HEALTHCARE: A REVIEW OF STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE USA
Acta Electronica Malaysia (AEM)
Author: Oluwatoyin Ayo-Farai, Abdulraheem Olaide Babarinde, Chinedu Paschal Maduka, Chiamaka Chinaemelum Okongwu, Olamide Sodamade
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The intersection of healthcare and technology in the United States has ushered in unprecedented advancements, enhancing patient care and operational efficiency. However, this digital transformation has also exposed the healthcare sector to escalating cybersecurity threats. This study provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of cybersecurity in the USA healthcare system, examining both strategies employed and challenges faced. Drawing upon existing literature, case studies, and regulatory frameworks, the paper delves into the evolving landscape of cyber threats, including malware attacks, insider threats, and unauthorized access. It evaluates the effectiveness of existing cybersecurity strategies, the regulatory framework, and explores emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain. The study aims to be a valuable resource for policymakers, healthcare professionals, and researchers, offering insights to fortify the cybersecurity posture of the USA healthcare system in the face of evolving and sophisticated cyber threats.