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Healthcare Breaches Affected 11.5 Million People In 2018

The total number of records exposed in the healthcare sector rose to 11.5 million in 2018, according to the fifth annual Healthcare Breach Report, published by Bitglass. The number of breaches reached a three-year low at 290 breaches total;… Read More

HHS: Data Protection Among Best Practices For Healthcare Cybersecurity

A set of cybersecurity best practices recently published by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) looks at five of the biggest cyber threats to the healthcare industry and how to best mitigate them. The U.S. Department of… Read More

More PHI Breaches Caused By Providers, Insiders, Report Says

More Protected Health Information (PHI) is leaked by healthcare providers, not hackers, academic research by Michigan State University and Johns Hopkins University released Monday says. Researchers say that when it comes to data breaches, more than half of the… Read More

Data Classification in Healthcare

Healthcare is a highly competitive industry where payers and providers are subject to significant regulatory oversight.  The complex needs of these organizations, and their patients, must be delivered in as efficient a manner as possible, and with precision, while… Read More

How Should You Be Classifying Your Data?

Part three of their series on The Definitive Guide to Data Classification, Digital Guardian are discussing the different approaches to data classification, with guidelines on choosing the right method for your organisation. Starting at the most basic level, there are two ways… Read More