Posts Tagged with PHI

by adgrooms on December 14, 2019

We are currently working on a healthcare data breach report, visualizing and analyzing reported incidents from the last ten years. This is the second installment of our data breach report. We will keep releasing portions of the report as we make new discoveries.

Breaches come in all sizes, from a stolen laptop to a database break-in. We can see this in the report data. The scatter graph ...

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by adgrooms on December 13, 2019

Healthcare data is a prime target for hackers. Studies have shown that data breaches cost an average of $8 million for healthcare entities or about $400 per patient record. This emphasizes the need for good defenses and awareness to protect patient health information.

We are creating a report that analyzes at the past 10 years of data from the US Department of Health and Human Services ...

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by jantzl on October 25, 2019

Inspired by two recent announcements:

We created a work-in-progress infographic to consolidate and visualize ...

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by adgrooms on June 27, 2019

Radiohead is a popular rock band from England. Millions of fans around the world have bought their music since their debut in 1985. The band was recently hacked, and an archive of their music, not intended to be released to the public, was stolen. The archive contained ...

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by adgrooms on May 30, 2019

We have recently looked at the risk of phishing scams in healthcare and how to avoid them. We have seen that the number of patient data breaches has reached one per day in 2018. But why do hackers continue the relentless attacks on healthcare institutions? What are the hackers after? What reward do ...

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