Healthcare applications remain at high risk of cyberattacks

Silicon ANGLE

Duncan Riley

In the age of COVID-19, healthcare security has never been more vital. But despite the known risks, a new report finds that applications in the industry continue to remain at high risk of being attacked because of poor security.

The data comes from the Application Security Division of NTT Ltd., which found that 52% of the applications in the healthcare industry have at least one serious vulnerability, rating “high” or “critical” on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System scale, open throughout the year.

Some 18% of critical vulnerabilities found in applications are...

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