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Why Use Cyber Awareness Training in Healthcare

Posted by Keith Hannah on May 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Short answer , best ROI by 10X compared to any other cyber protection technolgy offering today.

Hackers hit 320% more healthcare providers in 2016 than in 2015, per HHS data

 
  • Data breaches are occurring more than ever, but in some industries, breach rates are climbing faster than others. Those within the healthcare industry are being hit especially hard, due to the nature of the data that they hold. Healthcare providers must ramp up their cyber security awareness training in the coming years in order to protect themselves from a growing number of attacks targeted at the industry.

 

OCR Signs $400K HIPAA Settlement with Colorado-Based Health Center

  • The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently signed a $400,000 settlement with a health center in Colorado after it experienced a data breach due to non-compliance to HIPAA standards. This case shows the importance of providers using cyber awareness training and complying with HIPAA regulations to ensure the privacy of their patient’s data.

 

 

Hackers will target hospitals like never before in 2017

  • Experts predict that the impact that hackers will have on the healthcare industry will be worse than ever before in 2017. More and more, cyber criminals are turning to the healthcare industry to attempt phishing attempts and data breaches. Providers have access to some of the most valuable personal data for all of their patients including addresses, social security numbers, emails, etc. Learn how you can mitigate your cyber security risk.


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Topics: phishing, General Cybersecurity, SMB, Cybersecurity, Human Firewall

Keith Hannah

Written by Keith Hannah