Countdown to 2018: Top Health IT Security Trends

January 4, 2018

The Equifax breach may have commanded the most media attention, but 2017 was also a very busy year for health IT security and privacy.

Consider the following findings:

  • The healthcare sector is on pace to exceed 2016’s rate of one healthcare security breach per day.
  • The top 3 health data breaches impacted nearly 1.5 million individuals in 2017.
  • A healthcare data breach costs, on average, $380 per record, more than 2.5 times the global average across all industries.

Read the full article, including comments from David Finn, CynergisTek's EVP of Strategic Innovation.

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