83 % of healthcare system remain vulnerable to attacks in United States

Healthcare systems will be maxed out while battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a new study shows that 83 percent of hospital infrastructure is running outdated software vulnerable to attack.

The remaining 27 percent of outdated systems include Windows XP or older and unsupported versions of Linux.

Meanwhile, only 11 percent of systems are running Windows 10 at this time, with another 6 percent split between Linux and Windows 8, which is expected to lose extended support in 2023.

It’s not all bad news, though. Over 40 percent of healthcare executives claim they are planning to improve cybersecurity in 2020. While systems are critically vulnerable to hacking during the COVID-19 pandemic Read More