On The Uptick In Healthcare Data Breaches

Data breaches in the healthcare industry have been accelerating during this pandemic with the latest total equaling 105 breaches affecting more than 2.5 million thus far in 2020 according to the Department of Health and Human Services.


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Demi Ben-Ari, CTO ,  Panorays
April 01, 2020
People are more willing to open phishing emails that claim to offer guidance about how to prevent COVID-19.
News that health data breaches have more than doubled in recent weeks just goes to show you that sadly, cybercriminals will exploit whatever vulnerability is available to steal from unwitting victims. In this case, hackers are taking advantage of a combination of people’s fear of COVID-19 along with the vast numbers of people who are now working from home. For example, because of concerns about ....
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