In 2018, the hacking/IT healthcare incidents breach size had a year over year increase of 148.63%. Nearly 95% of all medical and healthcare institutions have reported being victimized by some form of cyber-attack. You know that the threats to your patients' data are greater than ever before. But do you know how to recognize the 4 biggest threats to patient privacy that your healthcare organization faces?
Having a thorough understanding of the different vulnerabilities in your facility is a critical piece in effectively securing patient data. Not all threats are created equal - and neither are the security approaches to solving them.
If you craft a plan to fight each of these 4 threats, you can have greater confidence knowing that your patient data and your reputation are secure.
Healthcare is the only industry where the threat from inside is greater than that from outside.
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Data security is a serious and growing problem for all sectors, but healthcare is taking the biggest hit. According to HIT Infrastructure, Healthcare was the industry hit hardest by data breaches in 2018. Healthcare is the only industry where insider threats outnumbered external threats. In fact, 58 percent of healthcare breaches involved insiders last year, and 48 percent of insider incidents were motivated by financial gain, costing taxpayers $100 billion per year. It quickly adds up for healthcare organizations as the cost per record for a healthcare breach amounted to $408 per record in 2018.
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