Healthcare cybersecurity threat growing

August 15, 2017

The Healthcare cybersecurity threat is growing, according to an article on the Deccan Chronicle website. Experts say the security of digital health has not kept up with its growth

Industries like financial services and the federal government devote more than 12 percent to their IT budgets to cybersecurity. Healthcare has the average of just half of that.

The cost of mitigation is growing with an average breach costing $355 per stolen record for healthcare organizations. 

The average costing for a breach in healthcare is estimated to be more than $2.2 million.

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