We know the cybersecurity landscape will continue to evolve in 2019. Attacks will become more sophisticated, and Protected Health Information (PHI) will remain vulnerable (and valuable) to cybercriminals.
A misconception exists between compliance and security, and it causes problems for many clinics. Unfortunately, the definitions of these two essential components become easily confused, and while both are essential for protecting sensitive data, failing to understand the differences between the two can be a costly mistake that puts your clinic at risk.
Ransomware is a booming business, and cyber attacks in healthcare are on the rise. In 2017, ransomware attacks grew threefold, and the FBI estimates ransomware is a $5Billion industry globally.