Healthcare data breaches are becoming an almost daily occurrence.
Last year, the volume and scale of healthcare data breaches increased more than ever before. In August of 2016, Advocate Health Care, a network of 12 hospitals and over 200 other treatment centers, was hit with a $5.5 million settlement over a series of three data breaches back in 2013.
So what’s going wrong? If you’ve been following this series so far, you’ll know an unprecedented number of threat actors are now targeting the healthcare industry… but how are all these breaches actually happening?