According to BeyondTrust’s 2018 Privileged Access Threat Report, 60% of employees shared administrator passwords and 46% did not store credentials in a centralised password safe. Controlling and managing credentials is a practice that is paramount if the industry is to remain vigilant against cyber-attacks.

Considering the poor cyber security practices of healthcare workers, it is, therefore, no surprise that 53% of healthcare organisations may have possibly or definitely suffered an insider-related breach in the last year. It’s imperative then to ensure cyber security technologies are deployed that don’t get in the way of providing care, while also ensuring that staff don’t employ unsafe practices.

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