Worries about safeguarding patient health data are driving IS spending.
Healthcare Providers findings
What is the state of information security in the healthcare provider sector?
Here’s what we learned from our 398 respondents:
While 80% of respondents say security spending is aligned with their business goals, investment in top priorities is not. We asked healthcare provider respondents to identify their top five security challenges, then to specify what percentage of their overall budgets would be applied to each challenge. The results suggest a disconnect between stated priorities and investments.
Healthcare provider respondents report that concerns about new risks to patient health data drive their security spending. In particular, respondents say implementation of electronic health records influences security investments.