Health Data Breach Tally: The Latest Additions
Big Ransomware Attacks Added to ‘Wall of Shame’
… The dramatic rise in hacking incidents in recent years is a great cause for concern, says Susan Lucci, senior privacy and security consultant at tw-Security.
“Simply stated, we must find better ways to protect all confidential information and most especially, protected health information. Current processes are not as effective as they should be,” she says.
… “If you consider that ransomware is an unauthorized access due to the malware that encrypts the records, then it stands to reason that ransomware is a reportable breach,” Lucci says.