– Only 37 percent of healthcare executives are “very confident” that they are building sufficient security and privacy controls into their healthcare IoT deployments, according to a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
At the same time, 83 percent of healthcare executives said that Internet of Things (IoT) devices are critical to at least some of their business, and 24 percent plan to invest in IoT security in the next 12 months.
For its Digital Trust Insights survey, PwC polled 3,000 business executives across industries and countries.
Around 57 percent of healthcare respondents said that they include cyber and privacy management in their digital transformation “fully from the start.”
More than one-quarter of healthcare executives are comfortable that their organization provides the board with adequate reporting on metrics for cyber and privacy risk management.
Fewer than two-thirds healthcare respondents (61 percent) said their organization receives significant value from its cybersecurity team.
Only 29 percent of healthcare respondents “strongly agree” their…