Healthcare Organizations can Prevent Rising Trend of Cyber-Attacks

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As more of the world becomes networked, the cyber-criminals of the world get busier. A number of high profile hacking attempts in the news as of late have raised awareness of how serious some of these cyber-attacks can be. The implications are grave for some industries. According to a newly released study from Verizon – called the Verizon 2012 and 2011 Data Breach Investigations Reports (DBIR) — the healthcare industry needs to take measures to prevent cyber-attacks.

One of the best ways to prevent against cyber-attacks is to ensure that all employees who use the networks are aware of the potential and educated enough to take steps to prevent attacks. Stu Sjouwerman, CEO and founder of KnowBe4, a security awareness training firm, recently responded to the healthcare industry findings, encouraging companies to take precautions by implementing employee training designed to prevent cybercrime.

Healthcare practices getting cyber attacked is big news now – outpatient facilities with employees up to 100 are getting hit hard as detailed in the above-mentioned article…  read about it on HealthTech Zone by clicking here>>

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