The Real Cost Of A Data Breach

Healthcare data breaches cost the U.S. healthcare industry nearly $6.2 billion each year. In fact, healthcare has the highest cost per breached record of any industry. Why? Healthcare is extremely attractive to hackers because medical records include everything they need: names, Social Security numbers, date of birth, credit card information, insurance information, protected health information (PHI), and more. For both patients and organizations, costs associated with a healthcare breach are astounding. Victims of medical identity theft spend on average $20,000...