The healthcare industry has the highest occurrence of cybersecurity incidents and ranks lowest in fixing vulnerabilities, according to a report by Veracode. The main issues lie in credential, identity, and access management, cryptographic problems, information leakage, code quality, and insufficient input validation. The healthcare industry also has the second lowest pass rate for software vulnerability scans, with 67% failing to pass. The industry’s lack of investment in cybersecurity and use of outdated technology make it an attractive target for cybercriminals.
Third-party risk management is crucial for businesses as they increasingly rely on outsourced services, making them vulnerable to data breaches and compliance violations. According to