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Cybersecurity, EU top 10 pharma companies are vulnerable to cyberattacks

EU top 10 pharma companies are vurnerable to cyberattacks. Outpost: The most targeted attack vectors in web applications are Degree of Distribution, Page Creation Method and Active Content

EU top 10 pharmaceutical have web application vulnerabilities. It has been denounced by Outpost24 cybersecurity experts, who compiled a report on the sector. According the document, 18% of the organizations are running on old components containing known vulnerabilities. They run 20,394 web applications over 9,216 domains, which is the region’s largest digital footprint across Retail, Credit Unions, and Insurance companies, with 3.3% considered to be suspect. Amongst the 7 most targeted attack vectors in web applications, Degree of Distribution (78.96), Page Creation Method (73.8) and Active Content (72.7) are the top ones. More than 200 EU pharmaceutical applications have unencrypted login forms putting clients and patients at risk of data exposure. There are also several other security and compliance issues including basic SSL, cookie settings, and privacy policy defects.

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