7 Ways to Strengthen Information Security at Your Organization
Chief Healthcare Executive
Dan L. Dodson
Organizations must recognize that cybersecurity is more a journey than a destination.
The continued onslaught of cyberattacks and ransomware attacks against U.S. companies in all industries can cause leaders to become numb to the latest headlines. But a devil-may-care attitude won’t stop bad actors from targeting companies, especially those in healthcare, where information is the most valuable, hospital IT systems are in use 24/7/365, and IT networks are increasingly complex.
During the first half of 2021, 343 data breaches were reported to the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR). That represents a 27% increase from the first six months of 2020. What’s more, the incidence of breaches increased 145% between 2015 and 2020.
Healthcare providers accounted for 73% of all...