8 steps to ensure you have adequate cyber insurance
Many healthcare organizations have data theft coverage, but policies rarely offer blanket protection and many have other coverage limits, warns Collin Hite, a security and data privacy expert at the Hirschler Fleischer law firm. Here’s what HIT executives can do to make sure they’re safe.
Everyone at risk
Cyber attacks are hitting provider organizations of all sizes and small practices are not exempt, Hite says. These practices could be easy prey because they don’t have sophisticated IT security in place and can’t afford to fight off an attack, and they typically don’t have redundant backup systems. Consequently, small practices need to look into cyber insurance, as should all providers, he notes.