Cyber Security for Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals in Barbados

healthcare and pharmaceuticals industry cyber security

The Challenge

The Healthcare industry presents a juicy target for cyber criminals. From releasing viruses to cause damage, to performing high-volume DDoS attacks against healthcare companies' web services, to stealing medical records to sell on dark markets, hackers are hunting for healthcare providers everywhere.

Did you know? The Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals industry are some of the most vulnerable industries for cyber attacks.

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How we can help

Secmentis can help you proactively test your organization's security and defend your critical data through the following services:

What motivates cyber attacks?

  • Information Theft — cyber criminals want to steal customer and business-critical information
  • Espionage — cyber criminals want to monitor your activities and steal information
  • Hacktivism — cyber criminals want to make a political statement
  • Sabotage — cyber criminals want to blackmail or disrupt your business
  • Cyber Warfare — cyber criminals want to steal your business secrets, and use your systems as stepping stones

Examples of cyberattacks

The following are examples of cyber attacks in your industry:

  • Data breaches in healthcare totaled over 112 Million records, according to Forbes
  • Massive US health insurer firm's hacking points to security vulnerability of healthcare industry
  • Major healthcare services provider victim of network intrusion that results in breach of millions of financial and medical records
  • Healthcare sector warned to be alert for hack attacks of networks and devices
  • Hollywood medical center hack signals more ransomware attacks to come

Cost of A Data Breach for Health sector

$408 per capita, highest overall

Cost of A Data Breach for Pharmaceuticals sector

$174 per capita

(source: Ponemon Institute)

Businesses we work with: Hospitals, Care Facilities, Outpatient facilities, Medical device manufacturers, Medical service providers, General pharmaceuticals companies, Specialty pharmaceuticals companies

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