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The latest report released by Accenture finds that one in eight individuals in England has had their medical information compromised by hackers.
According to Protenus’ Health Care Breach Barometer, the Healthcare industry experienced a reported 31 data breach incidents during the first month of 2017.
Attackers targeting the healthcare industry has been a common trend over the past few years, with over 91 million records being compromised in the largest healthcare breaches to date: Premera & Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.
Despite the string of prominent cyber-attacks on the health-care industry in the last year, healthcare providers still seem to be putting security on the back burner.
A recent study published by Travelers Insurance has found that a higher percentage of US consumers are concerned by cyber threats than with personal safety.
The United States government reportedly stored sensitive personal data on millions of people who purchased insurance through ObamaCare on a computer system with basic security flaws.
According to a report released this morning, the healthcare industry encounters 340% more security instances & attacks than the average industry.
According to research from Microsoft, medical databases that are used to store medical records are prone to information leakage, despite being encrypted.
The NHS has been forced to apologize after another insider data handling error led to the exposure of more than 3000 patient's details.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) recently informed patients that some of their personal information may have been compromised by a lack of cyber security controls.