In the Healthcare Industry Threat Report, the eSentire Threat Intelligence team looks at why the healthcare industry is a growing target and reveals some common exposures and attack methods used by today’s cybercriminals.

Key Findings:

  • The reliance on web portals and connected medical devices contribute to a rapidly expanding threat surface.
  • Delivery of ransomware through phishing is a common attack vector experienced by healthcare providers.
  • A commonly-observed attack on hospitals is the hijacking of Point of Sale (PoS) devices, such as credit card readers used in payment processing.