Survey: Majority of Health IT Execs Say Their Organization Has Experienced a Cyberattack in Past Two Years
About 81% of health IT executives say their organizations have experienced some form of cyberattack in the past two years, according to a survey released by KPMG on Wednesday. The survey found that in the last 12 months, 44% of respondents reported between one and 50 cyberattack attempts, and 13% reported more than 350 cyberattack attempts. Meanwhile, 25% of respondents said their organizations are not capable of detecting in real time whether their information systems have been compromised or they are unaware if they have the capability.
- "More Than 80% of Health Care IT Leaders Say Their Systems Have Been Compromised" (Mearian, Computerworld, 8/27).
- "Many Providers, Payers Don't Know if IT Systems Compromised" (Goedert, Health Data Management, 8/27).