Health businesses prepared for IT security threats in U.S. 2016

This survey depicts the percentage of health organizations that are prepared for certain IT security threats in the United States as of 2016. According to the survey, 75 percent of health businesses/companies were prepared for brute force attacks.

Percentage of U.S. health businesses that are prepared for certain IT security threats as of 2016*

Security threatsPercentage of health companies
Brute force attacks75%
Software exploits74%
Phishing attacks70%
Ransomware attacks68%
Malicious insider attacks55%
Denial of services/Distributed denial of services attacks (DoS/DDoS)53%
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Source

Release date

2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 15 to May 15, 2016

Number of respondents

150 respondents

Special properties

U.S.-based provider organizations (e.g. hospitals, physician offices)

Supplementary notes

* Ability to detect and protect IT infrastructure and data. Original question: "How would you rate your organizations ability to protect your IT infrastructure and data against the following types of compromise?"

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