Security For Medical Use
The healthcare sector has seen a surge in Cyberattacks because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing rush to enable remote delivery of healthcare services to patients. Cyber vendors and researchers tracking the industry have reported a major increase in phishing attacks, ransomware, web application attacks, and other threats targeting healthcare providers. IBM Security has reported a 600% increase in spear-phishing cyberattacks in 2020, with the U.S. health care industry being the most common target.
Healthcare organizations face an ever-increasing battle in protecting themselves against an increasingly sophisticated array of cyber threats on their information systems and those of their supply-chain partners and business associates. Today’s email attacks on healthcare providers are planned and conducted by a wide array of cyber-criminals, hacking groups, nation-state cyberattack groups, and even their own staff via insider threats. The average cost of a cyber data breach is now over $8.2 million today.
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