JD Supra May 12, 2022
Are the moles winning? A few months ago, I wrote how the job of protecting protected health information (PHI) regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is becoming more like a game of “Whac-a-Mole” because there are more places than ever where PHI can appear. As we can see from the latest batch of cyber attacks on healthcare organizations, the healthcare organizations may be losing the game.
Recent Healthcare Organization Cyber Attacks
It doesn’t take more than a few web searches to find several recent cyber attacks on healthcare organizations. Here are eight that were reported in just the past few weeks:
- Newman Regional Health: They identified suspicious activity within an e-mail account and determined there was unauthorized access to a...