Healthcare cybersecurity: transformation and trepidation

Explore how AT&T can help healthcare orgs transform more safely

by Rod Cruz, Healthcare Solutions GM, AT&T Business

It may be hard to believe, but the healthcare industry received the most cyberattacks from hackers in 2019, according to ForgeRock.

The same digital transformation within the industry that is yielding so many positive benefits in terms of how care is delivered and experienced is also exposing the industry to a greater risk of cyberattacks.

The numbers are staggering:

  • The industry reported 510 breaches of 500 or more records in 2019, according to HIPAA Journal
  • 43% of all breaches were in the healthcare industry, according to ForgeRock
  • The breaches cost the industry an estimated $17.6 billion, Forgerock says, not including the significant impact on patient retention and brand reputation

This eBook takes a look at the issue of cybersecurity in healthcare and reviews six specific ways AT&T can help organizations use technology to help protect and transform their business and clinical operations:

  • Cyber risk strategy and planning
  • Mobile device security
  • Data security and compliance
  • Email and internet security
  • Cloud security
  • FirstNet®, Built with AT&T