Healthcare cybersecurity improving

August 31, 2016

The 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey shows that more organizations are prioritizing information security, but there is still room for improvement in overall healthcare cybersecurity efforts, according to an article on the HealthIT Security website.

Ransomware, advanced persistent threats (APTs), and phishing attacks are the top most feared threats.

The survey found that more than 85 percent of respondents said that cybersecurity efforts within their organization were elevated as a priority during the past year.

Seventy percent of those surveyed said they improved their network security, while 61 percent reported they improved their endpoint protection.

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