Cybersecurity and Healthcare
A Survey of Healthcare IT Professionals at HIMSS 2018
S U R V E Y
Survey of 102 IT professionals taken at HIMSS 2018
Healthcare data is extremely
valuable on the dark web. As a
result, attacks against healthcare
organizations are on the rise.
Do you worry about a cybersecurity event striking your organization?
What type of cyberattack are you most concerned about?
How confident are you in your organization’s
ability to handle a cyberattack?
Does your organization have a senior
information security leader such as a CISO?
No, but looking to hire
within next 12 months
Does your organization have a
cybersecurity incident response plan?
No, but on roadmap in
next 12 months
Has your institution suffered from a cyberattack?
Yes, more than
a year ago
Yes, in the past year
I’m not sure
Has your institution ever paid a ransom or extortion fee?
I’m not sure
Regarding internal threats from employee or contractor,
what are you most worried about?
What makes detecting insider threats difficult?
Lack of tools to monitor employee
and other insiders’ activities
More employees, contractors,
business partners have access
to our network
More company assets on the
network / cloud
Lack of staff to analyze permissions
data on employee access
What is the most time-consuming task when it comes to
investigating or responding to insider threats?
26% Tuning security
Collecting information from
diverse security tools
17% Managing too many
Increasingly cyber incidents are rendering
healthcare organizations unable to access
patient data which has impacted overall
patient care. For this reason, it is more
crucial than ever that healthcare
organizations take steps to protect their
data and applications now.
— Terry Ray, Imperva CTO
L E A R N M O R E
To learn more about protecting data and preventing
security breaches in healthcare, click the button below.
Imperva is a leading cybersecurity company that delivers best-in-class
solutions to protect data and applications – wherever they reside –
on-premises, in the cloud, and across hybrid environments.