Focus: Security

Report predicts healthcare facilities to increase IT security spending

March 10, 2017

Eighty-one percent of U.S. healthcare organizations will increase information security spending in 2017, according to an article on the Security Sales and Integration website.

The market forecast is part of the “2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Healthcare Edition.”  

The numbers indicate the industry is undergoing rapid technological and social change, the study said.

Ninety percent of U.S. healthcare respondents said they feel vulnerable to data threats. Cybersecurity spending increases by healthcare companies is ahead of all other vertical markets surveyed.

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