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Providers: Email is main data breach culprit

By: | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments: 0 | January 25th, 2018

A recent survey by Mimecast and HIMSS Analytics states that providers overwhelmingly rank email as the No. 1 source of potential data breaches 
“Of physicians who experienced a cyberattack, nearly three in 10 with medium practices reported nearly an entire day of downtime as a result. As with the Mimecast-HIMSS survey, sharing personal health data between providers was a high priority. The survey data also show providers are looking to strengthen security. Nearly all of the respondents, about 95%, said preventing malware and/or ransomware attack is a top priority in their organization. The second highest objective was ‘training employees about how to be diligent when it comes to cybersecurity’.” Read the full article.
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