Health Data Privacy and Security: What Will 2018 Bring?

So, what can we expect next year? Here are the 11 most significant healthcare information security and privacy events that I predict will occur throughout 2018.

1. Increased occurrences of ransomware and associated ransom costs: Too many organizations pay the ransoms because they lack up-to-date backups, and then the crooks target them again. Every type of business, even the sole-proprietor business, is a target. All organizations need to implement prevention protections and be prepared to respond to ransomware.

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