Current state of data breaches, hacking: Hospital cybersecurity concerns

According to Healthcare IT News, data breaches may be down slightly since 2017, but high-level breaches are on the rise. These mega-breaches occur across all industries, but theyre especially concerning for health care due to the prevalence of sensitive information in the field.So far in 2018, there have been 3,676 publicly disclosed data breaches exposing 3.6 billion records at various companies. Mega-breaches, which are breaches that expose at least 100 million records, accounted for 84% of the 3.6 billion records exposed.As expected, hacking remains the most common cause of data breaches.