Health care is #1 targeted industry by hackers
The industry with the highest number of attacks by ransomware is the health care industry. And it’s expected that the attacks will quadruple by 2020.
Health information is the #2 most sought after information type by hackers
Health information is the second most at-risk type of data when it comes to cyber attacks.
HIPAA penalties in 2018
The US government doled out a new high of $26 million in HIPAA penalties in 2018
The value of health care information vs. financial information on the black market
Personal health information is 50x more valuable on the black market than financial information, and stolen patient health records can fetch upwards of $60 per record (which is 10-20 times more than credit card information).
Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 2017
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