Healthcare Remains a Ripe Target for Cybercriminals

Forrester, a research and consulting firm, offers healthcare organizations cybersecurity guidance as 2017 shapes up to be an uncertain year.

from Healthcare IT News

As most everyone in healthcare will remember, health insurer Anthem suffered a data breach in 2015 that affected as many as 80 million patients. While healthcare did not witness a breach of that scale in 2016, numerous hospitals fell victim to ransomware attacks, and healthcare security budgets continued to lag behind those of other industries, according to Forrester Research.

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1 thought on “Healthcare Remains a Ripe Target for Cybercriminals”

  1. If they can get into the FBI database, they certainly can get patients sensible informations. we have to do more to protect the health informations of patients.

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