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[Infographic] Healthcare Cyber Security: Threat Prognosis


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Data breaches cost the healthcare industry $6 billion a year. Learn how you can justify the cost for better healthcare cyber security in this infographic. For more information, visit

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[Infographic] Healthcare Cyber Security: Threat Prognosis

  1. 1. FireEye, Inc. 1440 McCarthy Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 / 408.321.6300 / 877.FIREEYE (347.3393) / © 2016 FireEye, Inc. All rights reserved. FireEye is a registered trademark of FireEye, Inc. All other brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. INFO.HEALTH.EN-US.072016 Learn More THREAT PROGNOSIS Healthcare Cyber Security: Healthcare organizations suffer breaches as frequently as people catch a cold. Regulatory compliance, while necessary, is not sufficient protection against today’s cyber attacks. 100% of healthcare organizations that were victims of cyber breaches in 2014 were security compliant, with up-to-date anti-virus signatures and firewalls.1 “Good enough” security never is 1 FireEye (2015). "M-Trends 2015: A View from the Front Lines." 2 Ponemon Institute (2015). "2015 Cost of a Data Breach Study: Global Analysis." 3 HIMSS News (June 30, 2015). "HIMSS Survey Finds Two-Thirds of Healthcare Organizations Experienced a Significant Security Incident in Recent Past." 79%of surveyed companies were breached multiple times in the past 24 months.2 40%were breached 5+ times.2 of healthcare organizations have recently experienced a significant security incident.3 2/3 solutions / HEALTHCARE Why is Healthcare Under Attack? Medical and prescription records (permanent data) Social Security numbers (hard to change) System compromise Injury or death due to compromised medical devices INSURANCE FRAUD HIPAA FINES (as an example) Identity theft (hard to repair) Lawsuits, IT system remediation, reputation loss per connected medical device5 $7 to $9 million maximum fine per incidence of protected health information (PHI) theft per year $1.5 million FireEye can help you build a case for stronger cyber security right now 1 2 Factor in financial cost 34 475-45-XXXX 341-66-XXXX $3.63 million6 176-82-XXXX But Still… Executives Wait of CIOs/CISOs understand the need for stronger cyber security but do not act until a trigger event occurs6 65% 6 Ponemon Institute (2013). "The Post Breach Boom." The annual cost of data breaches for the healthcare industry is Criminals Make Healthcare Pay 4 Partnoy, Frank. (July 21, 2012). "The Cost of a Human Life, Statistically Speaking. 5 Munroe, Dan. (Dec. 31, 2015). "Data Breaches in Healthcare Totaled Over 112 Million Records in 2015." $6 billion2 The 10 largest healthcare cyber attacks of 2015 affected 111,022,154 records,5 valued at up to $154 per record breached!2 It’s easy to see how compromised systems and data loss lead directly to financial losses. Factor in financial gains Factor in cost assumptions Discover your break-even point Healthcare includes providers, medical insurers and pharmaceutical and other life sciences organizations. Their records have a higher black market value than credit cards. Specifically, medical and prescription records and Social Security numbers have a long shelf life for identity theft and insurance fraud.