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US Healthcare Data Breaches on the Rise

According to a new article reporting in Infosecurity Magazine, data breaches are on the rise at US healthcare institutions.  Some important highlights:

  • 70% have suffered a breach
  • 54% are using three or more infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) vendors
  • 55% of respondents claimed they now feel “very” or “extremely” vulnerable to data breaches
  • 33% are using SaaS (software-as-a-service)

Many of the integrations to SaaS, third-party vendors, and cloud applications are being shipped large blocks of personally identifiable information (PII) that greatly increases the number of attacks that could result in a data breach.

CompliaShield can help eliminate the need to ship and store PII to cloud applications and third-party vendors by creating on-demand authorization and authentication without the need to share any data beforehand.

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John Fager
John Fager
John is an expert .NET programmer with extensive experience in encryption, HIPAA and PCI compliance. John specializes in data storage, cloud applications, SQL, and big data storage of secure data with various encryption and auditing requirements.

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