When does the word “incident” really need to be defined?

When you’re talking about medical device cybersecurity, of course. According to a recent study by Deloitte, more than 35% of professionals in the Internet of Things-connected medical device ecosystem say their organizations have experienced a cybersecurity incident in the past year. What the #&%$ is an “incident?” Want to hear something scary? Of course you do. 27% of respondents indicated they “don’t know.” So, when you do the math, it means 45% of respondents who had knowledge, indicated they had an incident. Stupid math. So, we have that going for us, which is nice. In researching this article, we found a statement you might find amusing: “A little over one-third of respondents (30.1%) stated….” Nope.