Industry News

11/19/19

Health sector will take a $4 billion hit from data breaches in 2019

The cost per patient record amounts to an estimated $423 per breach.READ MORE

11/18/19

The Evolution from Health Care to Health Services

Industry leaders like CVS and Aetna are focusing on helping consumers better manage chronic conditions and access care.READ MORE

11/15/19

Healthcare Organizations Continue to be a Soft Target for Phishing Attacks

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool, to date in 2019 there have been 326 “Hacking/IT Incidents” affecting some 39,050,355 individuals. Of these incidents, 208 of them have been via email phishing attacks. The other 118 incidents that fall outside of email could possibly also be from phishing utilizing other attack vectors.READ MORE

11/14/19

Healthcare Needs More Cybersecurity Professionals

Despite being one of the most targeted sectors for cyber attacks, the healthcare industry doesn't value cybersecurity as much as it should. READ MORE

11/13/19

Updated Version of HHS Security Risk Assessment Tool Released

October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month and, as its parting gift, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released an updated version of the HHS Security Risk Analysis (SRA) Tool with additional features and improved functionality.READ MORE