30% of Healthcare Files Misconfigured and Accessible Online

March 11, 2019

Dec 14, 2018   A latest report by the enterprise threat management platform supplier Intsights has exposed that a frightening amount of healthcare data is freely available online as a consequence of disclosed and misconfigured files. Although a great deal of attention is being concentrated on the danger of cyberattacks on medical appliances and ransomware attacks, one of the main reasons why hackers target healthcare companies is to steal patient data. Healthcare data is very valuable because it can be used for a variety of wicked purposes for example identity theft, tax fraud, and medical identity theft. Healthcare data also has a long lifetime – far longer than credit card information. The failure to sufficiently safeguard healthcare data is making it Read More