Cyberattack Bullseye Is Squarely on Medical Industry

Posted by Paul Helmick

I’m a Technology CEO and Experienced Entrepreneur. I love helping people use technology to grow their business. 

  • No industry has been hit harder by cyber invasion than the health care industry, where companies work with private documents, proprietary medical records, and personal patient information on a daily basis
  • The numbers are staggering: last year alone, 100 million medical records were compromised from more than 8,000 client devices in over 100 countries across the globe
  • Regardless of your company’s cybersecurity budget, increasing your prevention and protection measures can effectively deter cybercrimes
  • 66% of senior IT security executives at large enterprises worldwide have experienced a security breach, and 20% of them reported being hacked within the past year.

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Here is a great article with three primary strategies every CFO should implement to fight off cyberattacks CFO Magazine

Citations from IBM’s recent “2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index.” and Vormetric Report

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