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6 emerging trends in cybersecurity this year

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Cyberattacks in the healthcare industry have skyrocketed since the start of the pandemic, with 20 percent of Americans having a healthcare provider hit by a cyberattack in the last 12 months.

Becker's Hospital Review has compiled a list of the top six trends in cybersecurity on chief information security officers' radar for the year, from increased ransom demands to incentives to encourage good privacy practices in employees.

Six emerging trends to know:

1. Increased federal involvement.

As data breaches become more profitable for threat actors, there is an increased need for federal assistance to tame the attacks.

In March, cyberattackers claimed at least 60,000 known victims globally in...

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