While advances in technology have greatly benefited the healthcare industry in marvelous ways, technology has also made healthcare vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. The combination of limited cybersecurity practices, the storage of sensitive data, and the need to maintain business continuity has made healthcare a prime target for cybercriminals.
Keeping up with HIPAA regulations may be a pain for most healthcare institutions, but it does provide guidelines on how to protect your organization from devastating cyberattacks. That said, following HIPAA rules may be your best shot in fending off ransomware like WannaCry. For those who don’t know, WannaCry was first discovered in the UK. […]