The healthcare industry is one of the most at-risk industries for cyber-attack and data breach. You need to be prepared for these types of attacks. Not only is your business at risk but also your patients, staff, , and doctors.
Did you know that ransomware amounts vary from $1,600 to $14 million and downtime may take weeks to months? In 2019, it was reported that there were 759 healthcare providers impacted by cybercrimes and has been predicted to cost the industry $7.5 billion. Researchers predict that this number may be higher as some incidents were not reported due to the sensitivity of the situation and the possibility of lawsuits. It was noted that most of these victims are small to medium businesses that don’t have the resources available to prevent or remedy these crimes.