Cybersecurity is lacking amongst US healthcare institutions due in part to a false sense of security

The threat of cyberattacks on institutions, including healthcare, is under review after the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that impacted the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) with the US healthcare's own cybersecurity preparedness of particular concern. A recent B2B technology report by ABI research noted a lack of awareness and complacency in the healthcare industry that stems from both inadequate data protection legislation, and a false sense of security and suggests that millions of health records have been breached here in...