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[Study] Criminal attacks are now leading cause of healthcare breaches

From a Ponemon Institute web page,  May 2015

The Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts, reveals a shift in the root cause of data breaches from accidental to intentional.  Criminal attacks are up 125% compared to five years ago replacing lost laptops as the leading threat.  The study also found most organizations are unprepared to address new threats and lack adequate resources to protect patient data. Download the study to learn more.

 

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May 21, 2015 - Posted by | health care | , , , , ,

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