The Opposition is warning that the province’s well being care system stays weak to cyber assault.
Well being critic Paul Dinn fees that the provincial authorities ignored a warning concerning the cyber assault final October simply earlier than one such assault paralyzed the province’s well being care system.
Dinn says a Telegram report signifies that the previous well being minister was warned a 12 months forward of the assault that ransomware was a big and rising menace to well being care operations and affected person security.
That adopted one other warning in September of 2020 when a separate warning was issued by worldwide cybersecurity specialists in keeping with Dinn.
He fears with the well being care system extra reliant than ever on digital care, the chance of one other cyberattack is “nonetheless very actual.”