Federal Officials Seek Ways To Address National Cybersecurity Following Rise in Health Data Breaches
On Friday, the National Institute of Standards and Technology posted a request for information looking for ways to update the national cybersecurity strategy amid a rise in health care data breaches. Health care-related cyberattacks this year grew increasingly sophisticated and damaging. Preliminary findings from a Verizon report found about 90% of industries have experienced breaches of protected health information.
- "Feds Seek Fresh Look at Nation's Cybersecurity Plan" (Goedert, Health Data Management, 12/14).