According to the Identity Theft Resource Centre’s 2021 Data Breach Report, there were 1,862 data breaches last year, surpassing both 2020’s total of 1,108 and the previous record of 1,506 set in 2017.What is your back up plan? Cyber attacks are on the rise With hundreds of thousands of Cyber attacks per year, it is little…
Thirty or more years ago, a criminal would have had to physically broken into your practice to steal precious data, now just a few taps on a keyboard can gain them full access. So you’ll be forgiven in questioning the data security within cloud technology.
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is now the main reason for cyber insurance claims, having overtaken ransomware and data breaches. Is your practice fully equipped in the event of a hacker’s email slipping past your cyber security, and most importantly, are you fully insured if things go wrong?
One of the big lures for a hacker is lucrative data which can be sold or ransomed. Patient data, financial data, even research data – everything a healthcare organisation may hold. Is your practice fully covered in case of a breach?
Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. Criminals are getting smarter, and with technology advancing constantly it’s easy to fall prey to their tricks. If it happens to you, the costs could put your practice at a standstill – if you don’t have the right insurance.