When we consider that the number of healthcare breaches in the first five months of 2022 nearly doubled in the same period last year in the US, it’s clear that steps need to be taken to mitigate these security risks.
Modern hackers have made it essential for healthcare companies to develop and verify their cyber defense approaches, taking a preventative stance instead of a responsive one.
The FBI has repeatedly identified healthcare as the sector most targeted by cyberattacks. The healthcare industry sustains higher financial losses due to breach than any other industry, with an average of over $7 million per attack in 2020, representing a 10% increase on 2019 figures.
How Can a Digital Therapeutic Company Get Cybersecurity Right?
In this digital age, standing still is not an option. Modern security requires constant vigilance and preparation to ensure readiness for an attack. Sidekick Health's Compliance Officer, Kristinn Gylfason, explains how to adjust to modern cybersecurity needs by adopting a proactive mindset.