Jack Mannino, CEO at nVisium, told Threatpost that many small- to mid-sized medical healthcare providers and private education institutions lack basic security controls and protections — often due to the absence of understanding or the resources to tackle these challenges.

“Unfortunately, these institutions often don’t have the in-house capabilities to perform security monitoring and continuous hardening of their environments,” he said. “As their attack surface continues to increase, the patient data will remain a target across healthcare providers and schools.”

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