Hospitals, holding valuable patient data, face increasing cyber threats as hackers target this lucrative information. Financial penalties, imposed for data retrieval, compound the healthcare industry's already challenging financial pressures.
Medical devices are vulnerable entry points for attacks, as they often lack security features. While they may not store patient data, they can be exploited to access valuable information or even take over devices, disrupting life-saving treatments and potentially allowing broader network access.
Healthcare staff lack cybersecurity expertise due to resource constraints. Medical staff requires a secure network that is quick and easy to access.
The Impact of Cyber Threats
Cyber threats can delay patient care, potentially lead to department closures, and cause treatment delays.
Hospitals must adhere to strict regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Non-compliance due to data breaches can result in severe legal consequences and penalties.
Patient well-being is of the utmost importance. Any cybersecurity threat that affects healthcare operations can directly impact patient safety.
Beyond the immediate costs of addressing a cyber threats, healthcare organizations may face significant financial losses, including the expenses related to recovery, potential fines, and reputational damage.
Common Threats in Healthcare
Healthcare organizations worldwide averaged 1,400 cyberattacks per week in 2022
How SCYTHE Can Help
SCYTHE's breach and attack emulation capabilities are designed to empower hospitals and healthcare organizations by providing proactive threat analysis, prioritization, and comprehensive testing of their cybersecurity defenses. This allows hospitals and their teams to continuously enhance their security posture, ensuring that their resources are efficiently allocated to address the most critical threats.
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