PEAKE is proudly promoting “Change Your Password” Day to encourage cybersecurity awareness within the medical community. The healthcare industry is a top target for cyberattacks. Every internet-connected device associated with your practice can be a window for a hacker to steal data or drop malicious software.
Hackers consider healthcare a target. Protecting the private information of your patients and staff is a serious responsibility that requires vigilance from everyone on your team.
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PEAKE Launches Updated Security Risk Assessments to Protect Medical Practices from the Latest in Cyber Attacks
The danger of minimums, when it comes to securing a healthcare practice, can prove costly. Industry reports show a record-breaking 25% increase from 2019 to
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.
HIPAA Security Risk Assessment – PEAKE Technology Partners
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