Despite an increased toll on their computer systems amid Covid-19, healthcare organizations throughout the world generally are doing a good job of mitigating inbound attack attempts, according to a Vectra analysis of the first five months of 2020.

The report cites a doubling of data exfiltration behaviors to external destinations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), such as cloud services, and healthcare’s increased reliance on remote work and collaboration.

“In North America, healthcare providers experienced an initial spike in external data movement activity that settled down over time,” the Vectra report said.

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