Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Despite provider prioritization of cybersecurity, incidents remain prevalent

In a July 1, 2015 Fierce Health IT post, Katie Dvorak reports on a recent HIMSS survey where 68 percent of respondents stated there had been an attack on their facility recently. Meanwhile, 46 percent reported the attack was due to negligence on the part of someone working within the organization.

While professionals in the healthcare industry say cybersecurity has grown as a business priority at their organizations, a large amount also admit that their facilities have seen a significant security incident recently. The need for risk management strategies, controls and safeguards as well as cybersecurity insurance has never been more clear.

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