Looking at more than 1,200 healthcare companies from July to the end of 2017, SecurityScorecard’s research team analyzed information such as issue severity, industry-defined risk level, corporate peer performance, and more. The team’s analysis revealed insights on how the healthcare industry performs compared to others, areas of cyber security weakness in the healthcare industry at the factor and issue level, and more.
Key Report Insights:
- The healthcare industry ranks fifteenth when compared to 17 major U.S. industries.
- The healthcare industry is one of the lowest performing industries in terms of endpoint security, posing a threat to patient data and potentially patient lives.
- Social engineering attacks continue to put patient data at risk.