How can healthcare organizations remedy their cybersecurity ailments?

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Cybersecurity is a constant concern for healthcare organizations, and the previous 12 months have done little to quell anxieties. In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reported 359 data breaches of 500 or more records, resulting in the exposure of more than 5 million healthcare records in total. In 2018, the number of breaches was comparable at around 350 breaches, however, the number of healthcare records exposed almost tripled, totaling around 13 million. That means bigger breaches are exposing more individuals to identity theft and more.

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