Healthcare Industry Worst in Stopping Insider Data Breaches

Virtua To Pay NJ $418,000 for HIPAA Violation
Virtua Medical Group has agreed to pay a $418,000 fine in a settlement with the New Jersey government over allegations that it failed to protect patient data of more than 1,650 individuals, resulting in a HIPAA violation.
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2018 Threat Impact and Endpoint Protection Report
We thoroughly examined who is at risk, what the scope and cost of an attack is, how organizations are protecting themselves from ransomware, and the effectiveness of their endpoint protection. Find out what is really the best way to combat the threat of ransomware. The results might surprise you!
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Ransomware: What Every Healthcare Organization Needs to Know
Get the essentials on ransomware attacks facing the healthcare industry — including how they work, why they’re so malicious, and the best way to protect your organization.
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Healthcare Industry Worst in Stopping Insider Data Breaches
The healthcare industry is the worst when it comes to stopping insider data breaches, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released April 10. Full Story
Survey Finds Lax Patching Practices Feed Healthcare Data Breaches
Security professionals admit that they have had a healthcare data breach because of an unpatched vulnerability for which a patch was available. Full Story
Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Contribute to 2017 Top Data Breaches
With the majority of healthcare providers reporting that they were impacted by a healthcare ransomware attack in the past 12 months, it is not surprising that nine out of the 10 largest breaches reported to OCR in 2017 were caused by hacking or IT incidents. Full Story
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Best Practices for Dealing With Phishing and Ransomware
Healthcare Security: The Simplest Way to Stay Ahead of Attacks
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Flashblade: The Cloud-Scale Data Platform of Tomorrow
Protect Endpoints Everywhere, Your First and Last Line of Defense for Today’s Threats
How Healthcare Benefits from Cloud-Delivered Security

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