September 30, 2020 2 min read
The rate of ransomware attacks drastically surged this year. These attacks have cost U.S healthcare providers at least $160 million since 2016.
Research has found that cyber criminals are taking advantage of the vulnerability of clinics as they struggle to adapt to the changes that the pandemic has caused. Rates of hospital cyber attacks have increased by 60% between February and March 2020, and 26 healthcare providers were hit with a ransomware attack in January to May 2020.
As digital health continues to grow, it is important to know which virtual care tools to use and what security features to consider when choosing which service to use.
Software Advice, has created this guide to help better understand the kinds of cyberthreats that and what you can do to prevent these kinds of attacks at your practice.
Secure-Mail ensures the protection of your practice and patients private health information. The Brightsquid privacy team has helped many clinics that suffered privacy breaches recover. For more information on Brightsquid’s privacy services, click here.
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