Healthcare systems in the U.S. continue to face powerful ransomware attacks. Some are still reeling from the WannaCry attack that began in May.
This outbreak has left some IT pros wondering: Why is ransomware targeting hospitals? Is infection a HIPAA breach? Find out in this post.Continue reading
A perfect storm is raining down on healthcare cybersecurity. The industry is vast and complex, has tremendous amounts of patient data, and is not equipped to protect it. The result is a bonanza for cybercrime. From the WannaCry ransomware attacks in the U.K., to the ongoing healthcare data breaches across the U.S.
Read on to learn about the major healthcare cybersecurity threats facing the industry and how you can address themContinue 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
Why is the healthcare industry at such high risk for data breaches? Because they have a lot of loot, and the lock on the gate has been rusty for years
We dig into data on the latest health care data breaches to show you the trends for 2016. See why this year is on pace to match the industry record for number of breaches reported.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
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