75% Increase in Reports of Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Entities

From securitymagazine.com

Healthcare Data Compliance: Maintaining Integrity, Privacy and Security

A new report from Corvus found a 75-percent increase in reports of ransomware attacks on healthcare entities from H1 2019 to H2 2019. 

The report covers the IT security traits of healthcare entities, including hospitals, health systems, doctor’s offices, consultants and more. The entities have been the target of hundreds of ransomware attacks in recent years, the report says — and those are only what’s been reported to the public.

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