Healthcare News Desk – HIPAA Compliance
For healthcare providers, 2015 was the year of massive security breaches. 2016 was the year of costly ransomware attacks. Finally, it appears that 2017 will be the year healthcare providers take a stand and shore up their IT defenses to stop the continual cyberattacks on their networks and patient data. “While healthcare has long underfunded IT security compared to industries like finance and manufacturing, that trend is changing dramatically,” said information security and privacy expert Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder of the Ponemon Institute. This organization is seeing that some IT budgets in healthcare are doubling that of last year. Join the movement.