Healthcare lags behind in critical vulnerability management, banks hold their ground

Vulnerability management is a key component of modern strategies to combat cyberattackers, but which industries perform well in this area?

The general public faces phishing attempts, spam, malvertising, and more in their daily lives. However, in the business realm, successfully targeting major companies — including banks, industrial giants, and medical facilities — can be far more lucrative for cybercriminals.

Stolen bank account data can be used to conduct fraudulent payments; information can be taken for the purposes of cyberespionage, and in the industrial sector, disrupting core operations can impact everything from energy supplies to water availability for customers.

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Source: ZDNet