Physicians Practice April 15, 2024
Will O'Connor, MD

Don’t let the threat of cyberattacks derail your practice from harnessing the power of technology

As the world around us becomes increasingly digitally integrated, the amount of data created each day also grows. Recent projections claim that global data volume is set to increase rapidly, reaching an astronomical 180 zettabytes by 2025. For perspective, 1 billion terabytes is approximately equal to 1 zettabyte. Adding to that, it is estimated that about 30% of the world’s data volume is generated by the health care sector. Understandably, navigating this steep growth presents many opportunities for those with sophisticated (and often criminal) intentions to create havoc through ransomware and other means of service interruptions. The risks will only continue to rise with no...

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