On an almost daily basis, we hear of another healthcare organization, hospital or health plan that has experienced some kind of hack or data breach. According to a study by Symantec Corporation, there were 120 healthcare data breaches in 2015, accounting for 39 percent of all breaches across industries, more than any other sector.

The finance industry has experienced its fair share of cybersecurity issues and has rallied together to ensure that its consumers are secure against hacks, phishing schemes and the like. To protect itself from myriad security threats faced on a daily basis, the healthcare industry can learn a lot from the finance industry.

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