Breach Reports Show Diversity of Healthcare Cyber Targets

Healthcare Info Security

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Recent data breach reports filed by a law enforcement benefits health plan, a healthcare staffing firm and a rural medical center are the latest examples of the diverse range of healthcare sector entities being targeted by cyberattackers.

Entities recently reporting major health data breaches to state and federal regulators include Law Enforcement Health Benefits Inc., a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based health benefits company; Grandison Management Inc./Towne Homecare LLC, a New Jersey-based healthcare staffing firm and provider of home health and nursing home care; and Labette Health, a 99-bed regional medical center in Kansas.

Each of the hacking incidents affected...

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