Healthcare organizations face an increasing threat from cyber attacks and hospitals are spending big to ensure their patients' data is protected. In 2017, healthcare spending on IT reached $100 billion and there were around 32,000 intrusion attacks per day on healthcare organizations, according to FortiGuard Labs, asreportedby CSO.
Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint (Pittsburgh).Founded in 2008, Wombat Security received funding from the National Science Foundation and Department of Defense to develop a suite of cybersecurity software training and filtering technologies. The company evolved its provider awareness and training software to support clients' efforts to teach secure behavior. In February 2017, the company expanded its healthcare security awareness training program to include ransomware training. Wombat Security was acquired by Proofpoint in March of 2018.