Ransomware Healthcare Financial Patient Loss

Losses in the Healthcare Sector Due to Ransomware

Ransomware attacks have only gained momentum since they became a digital threat. Healthcare organizations are the most targeted groups for ransomware attacks due to the sensitive protected health information (PHI) that they store. These attacks result in financial losses and … Continue Reading

Healthcare Systems and Your Patient Data

How Your Digital Patient Information is Shared in Healthcare Systems

In the healthcare world, providing excellent patient care will always be the chief priority along with the oath to ‘do no harm.’ Healthcare organizations throughout the United States abide by this oath, but when it comes to a patient’s protected … Continue Reading

Value of Patient Health Records for Hackers

Why Healthcare Data Is Valuable to Hackers

If a cybercriminal gains access to your entire health record, that information becomes the target of every conceivable variation of a cyberattack. A health record contains some of the most sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) about a person. But perhaps … Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence Medical Industry

AI Correctly Diagnoses Patients Over Human Doctors

The medical field is continually advancing. Along with gaining new skills and knowledge, the healthcare industry is now incorporating technology at greater speeds than ever before. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming one of the most dominant trends in the … Continue Reading

Healthcare Technology Trends for 2020

Healthcare Tech Trends for 2020

Each year, the health industry is characterized by different trends. In 2019, the industry emphasized improved patient and provider communications, better access to care, and higher levels of patient satisfaction. Next year, however, experts predict an emphasis on technology instead. … Continue Reading

FIPS Encryption in Healthcare

FIPS-Level Encryption Means Higher Security for Healthcare

Encryption alone stands as a vital layer of protection for your sensitive data, but encryption that is FIPS validated brings a whole new level of government-approved security. Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are standards set forth by the U.S. government … Continue Reading

Importance of Encryption in Healthcare

Importance of Encryption in the Healthcare Sector

Protected Health Information (PHI) is the glue that holds a healthcare system together. Electronic health records include insurance information, proper dosage amounts for medicine, and other personal information. The digital age of healthcare allows for easy access to this information … Continue Reading

Encrypted Drives Home Healthcare Data

Protecting Home Healthcare Patient Data

With healthcare costs constantly on the rise, many hospital systems are strategizing on ways to provide treatment to patients in their own homes. One study from the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine states that only about 11% of ER visits … Continue Reading

Healthcare Ransomware Protection

Ransomware Statistics in the Healthcare Industry

The idea of ransomware is frightening enough, but in the healthcare industry, not having access to patient information puts lives on the line. Ransomware is the practice of a cybercriminal holding data hostage, eliminating access to the information. The files … Continue Reading

Healthcare Data Breaches with Unencrypted Devices

Unencrypted Hardware Common Among Healthcare Data Breaches

Statistics on healthcare data breaches are staggering. Since the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) created a mandate for the reporting of such breaches in 2009, the number of data breaches has increased from 199 in 2010 to 365 … Continue Reading