When the topic of Cyber Security is raised, the immediate entities needing protection that come to mind are banks, corporations, retail chains, government agencies, healthcare organizations, etc. and with good reason. According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), organizations around the world suffered more than 700 data breaches in 2015.
Of those 700 data breaches,Â 277 were suffered in the medical/healthcare sector. Healthcare organizations are entrusted with highly sensitive personal data including medical information, medical expenses, dates of birth and the physical addresses of patients.
Therefore, here are a few tips to help hospitals manage their cyber security risks.