Tag: cybercrime


Significance of Medical Data Breaches – Steps Healthcare Institutions Must Take

April 18, 2017

Via: HITECH Answers

According to the Brookings Institution, from late 2009 up to present times, the cost of breaches in the healthcare industry has reached $363 per record. Further, over 155 million Americans have had their medical information compromised by way of 1,500 […]


The rise of cybercrime and the need for cyber ransom liability insurance

June 20, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Over the last few years, the healthcare industry has had its consciousness raised over hacking and cybercriminals, as cybersecurity has been thrust into the spotlight – especially with the recent surge in ransomware attacks, according to Paula E. Litt, a […]


Ransomware and tax fraud rise as healthcare hit with more data breaches than any other industry

April 14, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

The healthcare industry accounted for the highest number of data breaches among service industries in 2015, according to a new 2016 Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec, that also found ransomware on the rise and increasingly sophisticated attack tactics being […]


Cybercrime price tag to reach $2 trillion

May 14, 2015

Via: Healthcareitnews

If you haven’t gotten serious about data cyberattacks at your organization, now’s the time to do so. Because they’re about to hit companies worldwide with a $2.1 trillion price tag. At least that’s according to new research published by Juniper […]