Healthcare Practices Cyber Incident Response Less Than Most Sectors

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

Although cyberattacks and data breaches have bombarded the healthcare sector in recent years, recent research from Immersive Labs found that healthcare conducts cyber incident response exercises far less than other industries.

Immersive Labs analyzed 35,000 members of the cybersecurity workforce from a variety of industries and found that the healthcare sector conducted only two cyber crisis exercises per year on average. The technology and financial services sectors conducted nine and seven crisis exercises per year on average, respectively.

It makes sense that highly targeted industries like...

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