Criminals focused on getting a financial return have identified a particularly attractive target - the healthcare industry.

Independent findings by Osterman Research have revealed the specific ways the industry finds itself under cyber attack – including ransomware, malware and targeted attacks. There is direct harm to IT systems but it’s the knock-on effects that have the industry reeling according to Osterman. Read the White Paper ‘Protecting Data in the Healthcare Industry’ to find out more – and importantly what you can do to minimise the risks.’ Download here.

About Osterman Research

Osterman provides timely and accurate market research, cost data and benchmarking information to technology-based companies. We do this by continually gathering information from IT decision-makers and end-users of information technology. Osterman conducts surveys on IT-related issues with both IT professionals and end users. Surveys focus on messaging management, instant messaging, messaging threats, backup and archiving strategies, operating system issues and other IT-related issues.

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Free DNS protection for Healthcare providers

3 April 2020


Healthcare providers are facing an increasing number of cyber attacks in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. To help combat malicious threats including malware, phishing and ransomware we are offering Healthcare providers free access to our DNS Firewall Threat Feeds until the end of this year.

Cyber security is becoming a matter of life or death for healthcare providers

1 February 2019


Cyber attacks across the healthcare sector are rampant and show no signs of abating. Security and network teams within this industry have the odds stacked against them; proving that it's crucial to build a multi-faceted security strategy that is smart, both in regards to spend and resources.

Healthcare provider increases network and patient data protection with DNS Firewall

29 July 2018

Case Study

DNS Firewall Threat Feeds enabled a regional healthcare provider to protect their networks, and ultimately their patients' data, from the rapidly changing cyber threat landscape, with minimum cost and effort.