Cyber Attacks against Hospitals and the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Strong are International Law Protections?

Cyber Attacks against Hospitals and the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Strong are International Law Protections?

Posted March 27, 2020
Cyber Attacks against Hospitals and the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Strong are International Law Protections?

  • A major hospital in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second-biggest city, was hit by a cyber attack on March 13.
  • In a situation where most, if not all of us are potential patients, few government-provided services are more important than the efficient delivery of health care.
  • It is essential that all of these facilities can function without interruption and that they have sufficient resources as they scale up their operations due to the unfolding crisis.

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