Health Care Data at Risk for Security Breach

As more information is stored and transmitted electronically, the level of security required to preserve confidential, personal information is an essential component of any health care software. Avoiding a dangerous security breach requires experts to know what the vulnerabilities are of the current system in order to fix and reduce the risk of being hacked.

Since 2010, five out of eight major health care system data breaches have occurred in early 2015, according to IBM X-Force’s “2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index” as reported in a Healthcare IT article. Health care is one of the top five industries that have a higher risk of cyber-attacks.

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