Healthcare Breach

Medical industry compliance issues and regulatory trends

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Download the new Experian® Data Breach Response guide now As we navigate a new way of living, working, and handling the unpredictability of COVID-19...

May 24, 2022 by Michael Bruemmer

Like an unimmunized person in a roomful of flu patients, the healthcare sector continues to be at high risk of catching something unpleasant. Cyberattacks...

June 2, 2017 by Michael Bruemmer

The healthcare sector has been a hotbed of attacks throughout the year, largely due to the continued value of medical records sold on the...

November 2, 2016 by Michael Bruemmer

Being right is sometimes a double-edged sword. In our 2015 Data Breach Industry Forecast, the Experian Data Breach Resolution team predicted that healthcare-related data...

March 26, 2015 by ofonseca

Medical identity theft and fraud statistics are alarming-and will be even more worrisome with the recent breach at Anthem Inc., yet they fail to...

February 24, 2015 by Michael Bruemmer

While cyber crime continues to grow across industries, medical identity theft and medical data breaches are rising at a disproportionate rate. And though all...

March 26, 2014 by ofonseca

This latest study from the Ponemon Institute examines consumer’s sentiment towards security of eHealth Resources. The study finds that attitudes and behaviors towards online...

March 6, 2014 by Michael Bruemmer

Under the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule, business associate agreements (BAA) are required more often. But do you know how often? This is crucial to know...

September 20, 2013 by bkrenek

The deadline is approaching for health care providers to comply with the updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which specifically addresses medical...

September 10, 2013 by bkrenek

The number of medical data breaches continues to escalate, and so, it seems, do the consequences for experiencing one. Medical data breaches accounted for...

July 23, 2013 by ofonseca

For healthcare businesses, the wait is over. When the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) released its Omnibus Rule on January 17, 2013...

July 2, 2013 by ofonseca

With over 870,000 medical records exposed in data breaches in just the first quarter of 2013, medical data breaches have become a source of...

May 1, 2013 by bkrenek