2015: “The Year of the Healthcare Hack"

2015 was a tough year for the healthcare industry. Some are even calling 2015 “the year of the healthcare hack”.

Last year, over 65% of the data breaches occurred in the healthcare industry, it is safe to say that security should be a priority for 2016.

Healthcare records can be sold by hackers for a lot more than credit card data. Hence, hackers will continue to be determined to obtain healthcare records.

How are you protecting your practice in 2016?

Learn about the effects that data breaches had on the healthcare industry throughout 2015 in the infographic below. Protecting your practice is simple and affordable – get started!

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  • Hungry…Hungry…HIPAA

    February 26, 2016

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    January 26, 2016

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    November 16, 2015

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    February 19, 2015

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