Security experts from across the US healthcare industry are meeting in Atlanta this week to take part in the 3rd Annual Healthcare Cyber Security Summit. They plan to discuss potential solutions to the alarming number of shortfalls in the industry’s information security posture. Data breaches in 2015 highlighted both the vulnerabilities of healthcare providers and insurers and the threat to their customers, whose personally identifiable information is being targeted by cyber criminals.
The infographic below provides a window into the complex problem of information security in the healthcare industry. For a more detailed analysis of this issue see our previously posted blog “Healthcare’s Battle With Cybersecurity.”