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Data Breaches

Read: HHS Releases Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices

HHS Releases Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices

The voluntary guidance includes five current threats facing the healthcare industry and ten best practices for mitigating these threats.

Read: Hacked! The 21 Most Devastating Cyber Attacks of 2018

Hacked! The 21 Most Devastating Cyber Attacks of 2018

Here are some of the most serious cyber attacks from 2018, as well as ways to protect yourself and your organization.

Read: San Diego USD Hacked, 10 Years’ Worth of Data Stolen

San Diego USD Hacked, 10 Years’ Worth of Data Stolen

Officials say that a hacker gained access to the personal information of over 500,000 San Diego Unified students and staff.

Read: Pagosa Springs Medical Center Pays $111,400 for HIPAA Violations

Pagosa Springs Medical Center Pays $111,400 for HIPAA Violations

PSMC failed to terminate a former employee’s access to the hospital’s web-based scheduling calendar.

Read: Former CPS IT Worker Accused of Stealing Personal Files from Database

Former CPS IT Worker Accused of Stealing Personal Files from Database

The files contained personal information such as background checks and employee ID numbers of tens of thousands of CPS workers.

Read: Anthem, Inc. Pays Office for Civil Rights $16M in HIPAA Settlement

Anthem, Inc. Pays Office for Civil Rights $16M in HIPAA Settlement

The company settled potential HIPAA violations after a series of cyber attacks led to the largest U.S. health data breach in history.

Read: New Bug Leaves Surveillance Cameras Vulnerable to Hacking

New Bug Leaves Surveillance Cameras Vulnerable to Hacking

Tenable Research discovered a bug in NUUO’s network video recorder software, leaving almost 800,000 surveillance cameras feeds exposed to attackers.

Read: HHS: How to Properly Dispose of Electronic Devices with Sensitive Information

HHS: How to Properly Dispose of Electronic Devices with Sensitive Information

HHS issued guidance on the importance of properly disposing of media with sensitive information to prevent potential data breaches.

Read: Data Breach Costs Up 6% from Last Year, New Study Finds

Data Breach Costs Up 6% from Last Year, New Study Finds

The average cost per lost or stolen record for healthcare organizations is $408, compared to $148 within other industries.

Read: Report: Health Plan Data Breaches Surge 1000% in First 5 Months of 2018

Report: Health Plan Data Breaches Surge 1000% in First 5 Months of 2018

A recent report found health plans reported 24 breaches that affected 884,360 individuals, up from 15 breaches that affected 70,166 individuals.

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