Business Wire July 8, 2021

Cost per DNS attack increased by 12% in healthcare, the sharpest rise; healthcare also most likely industry to suffer other non-monetary types of damages, such as application downtime

LONDON & WEST CHESTER, Pa.–A new report from EfficientIP and International Data Corporation (IDC) shows how the healthcare industry experienced devastating effects from DNS attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, more so than other industries. The 2021 Global DNS Threat Report shows that the average cost per attack in healthcare increased to $862,630, a rise of 12% from last year and the sharpest increase seen by any industry.

“We all knew that the healthcare industry would be a prime target for cyberattacks during the pandemic”


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