The latest edition of the Clusit report, an annual study dedicated to cybersecurity, was published on 16 March. The studies carried out showed a significant increase in the number of cyber attacks detected in the last period, confirming a trend that has been consolidated in recent years.
In the current situation of epidemic crisis, as predicted by many, the healthcare sector has emerged as one of the main targets for cyber criminals. Attacks on the healthcare sector in this context account for more than 12% of the total. Research institutes accounted for 11 per cent.
The data shows that a careful analysis of cyber risks and the adoption of the necessary IT security measures are now essential requirements for any organisation in possession of relevant data and information.