According to a report released this morning, the healthcare industry encounters 340% more security instances & attacks than the average industry.

The report released by Raytheon also states that companies within the healthcare industry are 400% more likely to be hit by advanced malware, 450% more likely to be hit by Cryptowall and 74% more likely to receive phishing emails.

This spike in attacks on the healthcare industry is largely due in part to the transition to electronic health records. This data is becoming increasingly shared among healthcare providers, clinics, and insurance companies, giving cyber criminals an extensive attack surface. To help minimize your risk, continuously monitor for HIPAA HITECH Compliance

Among many other alarming findings, it is reported that 75% of hospital network traffic is not currently monitored by security solutions out of fear that improper configuration or false positive could put the safety of patients at risk.

With healthcare information being as valuable as it is among cyber criminals, it is vitally important that these institutions step up their game and introduce IT solutions into their environment that will detect and block ransomware before it can do damage to the organization and its patients. Healthcare data can be used for an array of different purposes and if gone unmonitored, it could lead to a life or death situation for patients. By introducing solutions like NNT’s Change Tracker Enterprise, organizations will be equipped with File Integrity Monitoring which would notify you of any malicious ransomware in your IT environment.

Mark Kedgley, CTO, New Net Technology comments, “if an organization wants to maintain security and minimize the financial fallout of these attacks, the emphasis has to change. Accept it- the chances of stopping all breaches are unlikely at best with a prevention-only approach. Instead, with non-stop, continuous visibility of what is going on in the IT estate, an organization can at least spot the unusual changes that may represent a breach in real time and take action before it’s too late.


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