Web applications attacks led to many breaches in this sector. Denial of Service attacks are higher bits- per -second volume in this industry than in the overall dataset. Social engineering attacks and errors also figure prominently in this vertical.
194 incidents, 98 with confirmed data disclosure
Web Applications, Miscellaneous Errors and Everything Else represent 68% of data breaches
External (67%), Internal (33%), Partner (1%), Multiple (1%) (breaches)
Financial (94%), Convenience (6%) (breaches)
Personal (84%) Medical (31%), Other (26%), Payment (25%) (breaches)
Boundary Defense (CSC 12), Secure Configurations (CSC 5, CSC 11), Implement a Security Awareness and Training Program (CSC 17)