The biggest health data breach ever has now resulted in the biggest fine that an entity has ever paid to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights.
In the healthcare industry, breach is the new black. The healthcare industry has become a favorite cyberattack target among hackers—and the tide shows no signs of slowing any time soon.
Symantec says that up to 40 percent of Orangeworm’s victims are in the healthcare industry
Hackers claim they can breach a healthcare organization in less than five hours, according to the 2018 Black Report survey from software company Nuix.
“Contingency plans are critical to protecting the availability, integrity, and security of data during unexpected adverse events,” OCR states in their March 2018 newsletter.