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Independent medical practices are being increasingly targeted for cyber security attacks like ransomware. The number of hacking incidents reported in healthcare climbed for the fifth straight year in 2020, according to a recent article posted on Forbes (6/7/21), jumping 42% in 2020. Hacking incidents comprised more than half of all last year’s patient data breaches — 62% — up from 2019. Left unchecked, these attacks will disrupt patient services, cause data leak breaches, result in financial and data loss, and potentially end in legal or oversight actions. Rather than being overwhelmed by these threats, your practice can minimize its exposure and maximize data integrity by taking action now with the following ten best practices in cyber security.