Posted on September 22nd, 2010 No comments
Study reveals that, for many healthcare providers, patient data breaches continue – month after month – at an alarming rate.
Originally posted here:
Steady Bleed: State of HealthCare Data Breaches
Posted on November 10th, 2009 No comments
Three-quarters of organizations that conduct formal risk assessments have found patient data at risk, study says.
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Healthcare Providers Face Security Challenges
Posted on July 29th, 2009 No comments
Over 8,000 worms that infected computer systems of National Health Service (NHS) in U.K during the past financial year (April 2008-March 2009) resulted in problems that related to patient data, hospital documents suggest. Consequently, it is feared that patients’ private information might have been in danger of identity theft, as the worms damaging the PCs are also hackers’ instruments to capture personal information.