FBI Says Healthcare Sector Is Number 1 Target for Ransomware Attacks

March 14, 2023

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) logged 870 grievances last year. The complaints came from organizations that were victims of ransomware attacks classified as “critical to infrastructure.”
Healthcare was the most attacked sector, followed by manufacturing and government, including schools. But, unfortunately, the FBI believes it only know about 20% to 25% of the attacks – much more occur in actuality.
ISMIE Mutual encourages policyholders to follow cybersecurity best practices. Did you know that your policy automatically includes solid cyber liability coverage to protect you in the event of a claim? Higher limit coverage is also available. Please note that coverage varies by state and may not be available your area. If you have questions about cyber coverage, please contact ISMIE’s Underwriting Division by email.
Policyholders may also access our comprehensive resource on cybersecurity to help implement effective cybersecurity practices to secure data and mitigate risk.
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