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Medical Facility Cyber-Physical Attacks

  • Luis Ayala
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Abstract

Not only are active medical devices in the hospital building at risk of cyber-physical attack, the hospital building itself can be targeted. In the past, hospitals experienced nuisance cyber-attacks such as ransomware, website defacement, or theft of patient data. A cyber-physical attack on a hospital building has the potential to do serious physical damage to critical hospital equipment and interfere with patient care.

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Cool Tower Uninterruptable Power Supply Hospital Building Idaho National Laboratory Backup Generator 
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Copyright information

© Luis Ayala 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Ayala
    • 1
  1. 1.FredericksburgUSA

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