The healthcare vertical is at particular risk from ransomware. This is just one of the findings of the "2016 Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Report," a just released survey from SecurityScorecard, a security rating and continuous risk monitoring platform.
Million of patients could potentially be put at risk.
An attack could potentially shut down an entire network.
For a hacker, it only takes one piece of information – such as learning the email structure of an organization – to exploit an employee into divulging sensitive information or providing an access point into that organization's network.
The best solution for these risks is for healthcare providers to implement a continuous monitoring solution that examines the complete enterprise for exposed network services, vulnerable web applications, and other common exploitable conditions.
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