Here’s a startling headline: Your medical records are worth more to hackers than your credit card.
California Presbyterian Medical Center received a chilling wakeup call when a powerful Crypto infection locked up their files last month. The only way the hospital could get these files back was to pay $16,664 in bitcoins to the hackers. The hospital had no protection or backup recovery plan from preventing the Crypto virus, so they were forced to pay $17K ransom to unlock their files.
If your healthcare practice is following along with Meaningful Use, recent changes to the timeline could have a big impact on your ability to meet the coming requirements.
Data breaches are on the rise in the healthcare and medical industry. Is your practice prepared to handle the aftermath? Our latest infographic explores: