Check Point said, monthly cyberattacks on hospitals and healthcare organisations rose by 37% in the last 12 months and therefore, was the most targeted industry in 2020. Cyberattacks targeting healthcare organisations increased by 45% globally in Nov and Dec of 2020. The most common cyber threats the sector faced was ransomware. Check Point added, nearly half of all ransomware incidents in Q3 2020, involved the threat of releasing data stolen from the target organisation.