For healthcare end-users, the impact of a cyberattack does not quickly fade. That’s according to Morphisec’s 2021 Consumer Healthcare Cybersecurity Threat Index. Our survey of over 1,000 US consumers found that within the past year, 20 percent of people were impacted by a cyberattack or data breach due to one of their healthcare providers. Compared to last year, when 21 percent of consumers said the same thing, our research shows that consumer awareness of healthcare cyberattacks is becoming alarmingly consistent.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Morphisec Moving Target Defense Blog authored by Ron Bower. Read the original post at: https://blog.morphisec.com/why-ransomware-is-making-our-healthcare-worse