Tag: data loss


Ransomware attacks rise, accidental breaches most common cause of data loss

August 3, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Hackers never quit. Their ceaseless assault on healthcare has continued during 2017, racking up hit after hit against provider organizations. Ransomware attacks continued their rise in the first half of 2017, up 50 percent over the first half of 2016, […]


Why We Should Score Data Breaches

August 15, 2016

Via: Forbes

The annual cybersecurity event known as Black Hat officially ended just over a week ago, but of course the security issues and headlines continue unabated. The publication Motherboard reported that Yahoo YHOO +3.57% is “aware” of a notorious cybercriminal advertising […]


Health Insurer Centene Loses Hard Drives Containing PHI of 950K Members

January 27, 2016

Via: Healthcare Informatics

Centene Corp., the St. Louis, Mo.-based health insurer, has acknowledged that it is internally searching for six hard drives that contain personal health information (PHI) of approximately 950,000 individuals. In a Jan. 25 press release, Centene said that it has […]