The recent Anthem breach has been a wake-up call for many healthcare organizations who haven’t made security a high priority in the past. Looking forward, how will these healthcare companies keep their data safe in the future?
A look back at the Anthem hack and what possibly could have prevented the breach of 80 million customer records.
Healthcare records and medical data theft are up 8.9% since 2012, accounting for 43.8% of the total data breaches in 2013.
To better secure personal data, the federal government is now requiring FBCA cross-certified certificates for any company exchanging electronic health records a federal agency.
New standards for secure information exchange is enabling compliance with federal health information requirements that previous technologies can’t offer.