It's Not Healthy To Confuse Compliance With Security
InformationWeek, September 5th, 2019
September 5, 2019,
Volume 258, Issue 1

Healthcare organizations should be alarmed by the frequency and severity of cyberattacks. Don't assume you're safe from them just because you're compliant with regulations

"Cyberattackers' interest in healthcare organizations continues to increase. In 2018, there were 284 breaches reported on the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) breach portal and 27 so far in 2019. According to InfoSec Institute, "nearly 95 percent of all medical and health care institutions have been victims of some form of cyberattack."

Most people think of healthcare and cyber-risk as related to the compromise of sensitive patient data. This is true, and it's also a fact that healthcare data is valued significantly higher than credit card data..."

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