Security Boulevard January 13, 2020
George V. Hulme

New research estimates, after all the breach data, is tallied, that by the end of 2019, healthcare-related data breaches will cost the industry $4 billion, and respondents to a recent survey expect those numbers to only increase in the year ahead.

Black Book Market Research found 93% of U.S. Healthcare organizations surveyed were breached in the past handful of years. The research firm also found, not so surprising to those who have been paying attention, that more than half of those breached organizations were breached several times over those five years.

The race within the healthcare industry is going to continue to move their workloads to cloud computing, embrace medical IoT, electronic health records, consumer-driven health data services, upgrading legacy systems in...