Healthcare has once again topped the list of the highest average breach cost per industry segment according to the 2020 IBM Cost of a Data Breach Report . The perennial data breach report is in its 15th year and is once again administered by the highly regarded Ponemon Institute.
Healthcare has been the top cost sector for breaches for last 10 years running, peaking at $10m per breach in 2018 and leveling back to $7.13m this year. Healthcare remains atop the costliest sectors for breaches, followed closely by the Energy and Financial Services industries.
Take a look at our Analysis of Healthcare Breach Trends | Insights from the 2020 IBM/Ponemon Report infographic below for some quick stats and recommendations.
Want to learn more? You can also read our blog post: Healthcare Breach Trends: Analysis of the 2020 IBM & Ponemon Data Breach Report.