National Health IT Week, Don’t Forget to Focus on Cyber Security

While nearly every industry has experienced an increase in data breaches, the medical/health sector is being hit the hardest. According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), the medical/health care sector leads all others so far this year, posting a whopping 36.1% of all data breaches. National Health IT Week, September 26-30th, is a great opportunity for the industry to remember to share the importance of cybersecurity: both technology that can be used to combat attackers and recommendations on how individuals can help keep their individual and organizational information safe (attacker that have tricked you are using “social engineering” techniques you should be aware of and avoid).