Healthcare sector 340% more prone to IT security threats

Raytheon Websense | September 23, 2015

Cyber criminals are targeting healthcare organisations because of the rocketing black market value of personal medical data, says Raytheon Websense Healthcare organisations are 340% more likely to be hit by an IT security incident than the average across all sectors, and 200% more likely to experience data theft, according to research.

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"This guide is intended to be a short, straightforward introductory guide to standing-up or improving an Application Security Program1. The intended goal of the AppSec program is to implement measures throughout the code’s life-cycle to prevent gaps in the application security policy or the underlying system through flaws in the design, development, deployment, upgrade, or maintenance of the application."

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"This guide is intended to be a short, straightforward introductory guide to standing-up or improving an Application Security Program1. The intended goal of the AppSec program is to implement measures throughout the code’s life-cycle to prevent gaps in the application security policy or the underlying system through flaws in the design, development, deployment, upgrade, or maintenance of the application."

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"The market scene has been changing so quickly, particularly with a year ago's lockdown and rotate to a dispersed labor force model. We perceived rapidly that our clients require a strong yet adaptable arrangement as it identifies with getting their organization both at the branch level and at their all-inclusive branches, á la their worker homes", said Stephen Gibbs, President and Chief Operation Officer, NHC. "The association we're declaring today permits NHC to jump recklessly into extending our client security balance with a cloud-first arrangement which viably grows our client's edge organization and gets it from dangers both known and obscure. Combined with our Managed Service, STACKGuard, which gives clients perceivability and organization occasion goal, NHC is once more at the front of conglomerating innovation with an emphasis on the client experience." 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Cerberus Sentinel | October 26, 2021

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