Attacks on Healthcare Data Increasing

Stealing healthcare data is a major industry. The rate of data breaches and ransomware attacks has been increasing dramatically. Only a couple years ago the HHS “Wall of Shame” was filled with breaches caused by lost or stolen notebook computers. Now the list of incidents is largely made up of compromised computers and computer networks.

Protecting patient confidentiality should be a concern for all healthcare practitioners who use a computer to conduct any aspect of their business or practice.

Healthcare Needs Proactive Security to Reduce Fallout From Cyberattacks