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Healthcare Industry Sees Respite From Attacks in First Half of 2020
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RobertMeyers
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8/13/2020 | 7:00:16 PM
Lack of information, not a lack of breaches
The following is the key to this, "The decline in breaches noted in the CI Security report [https://cybersecurity.ci.security/2020-H1-Healthcare-Data-Breach-Report] could also be because healthcare firms are not reporting ransomware as a breach or because the organizations do not have the visibility to track threats in their newly distributed workforce."  

The likelihood of there being an actual drop is very low.  Please remember that it is often 3-6 months or more before a breach is even found.  This is very complicated when you look at the reality of the last 6 months for IT teams.  Their job has been 100% focused on keeping companies operating.  Many security functions have simply not been kept up with.

You should expect to see a much larger than normal increase in the second half of the year.

Thanks for keeping people in the know on what is happening with your article by the way.


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