The healthcare and pharmaceutical industry is a target for both criminal and state-sponsored threats. More large healthcare data breaches were reported in 2020 than in any other year. Additionally, 2021 has seen five consecutive months where industry data breaches have been reported at a rate of two or more per day.
Read more about these threats in The 2021 Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry Cyber Threat Landscape Report. The report draws heavily upon Rapid7’s original coverage of underground criminal forums, and contains supplemented coverage from other sources, such as media and vendor reporting on state-sponsored attacks.
We’re passing along this threat landscape knowledge so that your organization can take specific steps to improve its defenses against the most relevant vulnerabilities.