60% of Healthcare Orgs Say Third-Party Risk Management Needs Improvement

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

An overwhelming majority of surveyed healthcare organizations said that their third-party risk management and compliance strategies were due for some improvements, a survey conducted by Kiteworks found.

Researchers surveyed executives from multiple industries responsible for secure third-party content communications for their organizations. About 20 percent of the respondents came from healthcare organizations.

The survey results told a story of widespread unpreparedness for third-party security and compliance risks despite the growing frequency of cyberattacks against third-party vendors. The SolarWinds attack in 2020...

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