Cyber-criminals are always on the lookout for ways to monetize illegal activity. The unlawful use of customer and business information is one way; however, medical data offers a more lucrative opportunity. A breach in your system, allowing hackers to access your data, is a devastating prospect. Here are some items to watch for, in relation to medical patient information and the necessity to guard your data.
Holding You Ransom
One of the most prolific and used avenues of attacks, in most recent days, is Ransomware. The devastating effect on any business, organization or medical facility should never be underestimated. You should always take the time plan for the worse case scenario, ensuring that safeguards are in place to protect you and your data.