Over the past three years, SecurityScorecard has reported on the struggles the industry faces, noting it often fails to protect patient and organizational data. When compared to other industries historically, healthcare has been one of the lowest security ratings performers. In this year’s report, SecurityScorecard looked at 26,204 companies from September 2018 to January 2019 and analyzed terabytes of information to assess risk across ten risk factors. The healthcare industry ranked in the middle of the pack this year amongst 18 industries.
Key Report Insights:
- The healthcare industry ranks eighth out of eighteen other major U.S. industries.
- Ranks eighth out of eighteen for application security when compared to other major U.S. industries.
- Ranks thirteenth out of eighteen in DNS health when compared to other major U.S. industries.