The data breach problem in healthcare has entered crisis mode. In 2016, 36 percent of all breaches and 44 percent of all records compromised were healthcare-related. Those breaches resulted in the theft of 15.4 million healthcare records.
The phishing attacks being used to perpetrate these breaches are nothing new. They were a leading cause of data breach incidents for the eighth consecutive year, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center.
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