Healthcare Data Breaches


Privacy and Security Infographics

Infographics are great way to display statistical data that shows comparisons or charts that come from research and reports. In these infographics see the impact data breaches are having on the US healthcare industry, how privacy and security are key pillars to effectively serving patients and avoiding costly data breaches, and what the trends and challenges were in 2015.


As Health IT Matures, Security Approaches Must Mature With It

By Irv H. Lichtenwald – Not that long ago, healthcare worried mostly about the physical loss of personal health information (PHI) by way of a lost thumb drive, a stolen laptop, some misplaced paper files. These were the primary concerns in HIMSS initial 2008 security survey.
Five years later, the largest healthcare security breaches came from cyber attacks not lost or stolen devices.


IBM Says that 2015 is the “Year of the Healthcare Breach”

By Jonathan Krasner – At the end of the year all kinds of publications and organizations publish yearly summaries to review the events of the past 12 months. Much of the time this can be positive publicity for a celebrity, firm, organization or industry. In this case, for healthcare, it is decidedly negative. Why has IBM made this proclamation? According to a company report just released, over 100 million records were compromised in the first half of 2015.



Cybersecurity in Healthcare – The Human Factor

By Kristi Syling – Following the Anthem breach, and more recent Premera breach, cybersecurity and protecting patient data is top of mind for every organization in the healthcare industry. Every cybersecurity solution out there will tell you they have the latest and greatest technology for detecting the bad guys and keeping them out.