Addressing Cybersecurity Issues in Telehealth

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Frankie Wallace, ,

Cybersecurity issues in Telehealth

The healthcare industry has been notoriously lackluster when it comes to cybersecurity for a long time now. The long story short is that doctors are more focused on caring for their physical patients than they are on worrying about their data. That is on top of the fact that major health issues like COVID-19 are … Read more

The Importance of Cybersecurity in Mental Health Services

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Frankie Wallace, ,

Cybersecurity in Mental Health

The importance of cybersecurity in the modern world cannot be understated. Over the last two years, we’ve seen cybercrime take off as criminals attempt to leverage pandemic fears and insecurities to steal money from the average citizen. COVID-19 birthed a second pandemic of cybercrime, and those using virtual tools for mental health services are uniquely … Read more

Cybersecurity Trends in The Healthcare Industry

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Frankie Wallace, ,

Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity

The healthcare Industry contains private and sensitive information about millions of patients in every country. Therefore, it’s no wonder that in 2017, it was the target of over 50 percent of cyber-attacks. Loaded with identity-revealing information like social security numbers, dates of birth, billing information and, of course, health insurance information, these details can be … Read more

Why Data Security Has Become a Priority for Healthcare Professionals

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Frankie Wallace, ,

healthcare

The healthcare industry has been particularly vulnerable to cybersecurity risks. The biggest data breaches in 2018 involved email, phishing attacks, and the misconfiguration of databases. One attack even lasted longer than a year. With so much patient data in the healthcare system, it’s becoming increasingly important to improve data security. There are a variety of … Read more