EU Health Sector Security Risks


Learn about cybersecurity threats, impacts, and trends in this report.

A new report from the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) focusing on the health sector says that ransomware accounts for 54 percent of all cybersecurity threats in that sector. However, “only 27 percent of surveyed organizations in the sector have a dedicated ransomware defense programme,” the Health Threat Landscape report says.

The European health sector overall experienced “a significant number of incidents, with healthcare providers accounting for 53 percent of the total incidents. Hospitals, in particular, bore the brunt, with 42 percent of incidents reported.”

The report analyzes cyberattacks and identifies various threats, impacts, and trends over a two-year period.



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