The Internet of Medical Things is rife with convenient innovations. Medical information from “smart” pacemakers and insulin pumps can be downloaded to the internet, decreasing the number of office visits for doctors and patients.
But many of these devices lack security measures. You’ll see how the Internet of Medical Things provides another security threat to the cyber-challenged healthcare industry.Continue reading
Cyberattacks have pummeled the healthcare industry for years. Some of the biggest data breaches in history have struck there. And nothing is likely change soon.
See why healthcare is expected to top the list of cyber-targets for hackers and data thieves in 2017. You’ll also see why small data breaches are becoming a huge problem.Continue reading
In August 2016, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) notified Covered Entities and Business Associates that it is widening its efforts to identify protected health information (PHI) breaches that affect less than 500 individuals.
While expensive news for businesses, it is a ripe opportunity for IT providers to deliver valuable cybersecurity services to new and existing clients. Read on to see how your company could benefit.Continue reading
HIPAA violations could cost your healthcare client quite a bit of money. Up to $1.5 million to be exact.
Read on to see what the top breaches are and how you can prevent them from occurring.Continue reading
Tell your clients: healthcare data breaches cost more to resolve than breaches in any other industry in the U.S.
Find out why healthcare is the leader in data breach costs. You’ll also see the other industries that are expensive, and what you can do to keep costs down.Continue reading
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Healthcare networks took a beating last year. As they tighten security, attackers will look for new ways to steal health data – and lawyers may be the next target.
See research showing that many law firms who should comply with HIPAA don't. You will also see how you can use this trend to help protect your clients and win new ones.Continue reading
Healthcare is the most-breached business sector, both in the number of breaches and in the number of records compromised, according to research from Gemalto.
But what are the main causes of data breaches in healthcare? What can you do to prevent them and protect your clients? We dig into Verizon’s 2015 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report to tell you.Continue reading
HIPAA is huge and confusing. The regulations are so massive that few people can point to a document and say “this is HIPAA.”
But if you’re an IT service provider, we have narrowed down the parts of HIPAA that matter to you. You can see them in this document. The text in this PDF comes straight from the Code of Federal Regulations, the only official source of the HIPAA guidelines.Continue reading
The last two years have been filled with news reports about major data breaches. First, we heard about millions of records compromised at retailers like Target and Home Depot. Now major healthcare organizations are getting hit.
Why is this happening? In this post, see four top reasons why healthcare networks are a major target for data breaches, and why the criminals seem to be winning the war.Continue reading