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Experts Testify on Healthcare Cybersecurity Issues at Senate Hearing

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Experts Testify on Healthcare Cybersecurity Issues at Senate Hearing

Cyber threat in healthcare has ballooned

In this Health IT Security article you'll learn about:
  • In 2021 alone, more than 550 HIPAA-covered entities reported healthcare data breaches.

  • Cybercriminals have gained strength while defenders get weaker, Joshua Corman said. Corman cited the cybersecurity workforce shortage and legacy systems as critical factors contributing to the current state of healthcare cybersecurity.

  • The cyber threat surface in healthcare has ballooned, according to H-ISAC's chief cybersecurity officer Brian Anderson. Ransomware, phishing, third-party breaches, data breaches, and insider threats are the top five most common threats to the sector.

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