Why Hospitals Should Focus on Cybersecurity Training

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Cybersecurity incidents are a threat to the healthcare industry as hospitals continue to be valuable targets for attacks. Despite being one of the few industries facing heavy-duty federal privacy regulations (HIPAA), hospitals lag behind other industries, like finance, in protecting patients’ privacy and security.

With data breaches costing the industry $5.6 billion a year and impacting 27 million patient records a year, hospitals have an increasingly urgent need to invest in cybersecurity. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done because healthcare services are complex organizations with an extraordinary level of technology saturation and a long list of ...

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