Data Security Regulations Overview by Industry: Healthcare
By Silvia Bitchkei on 21 May 2019
Healthcare, like other industry sectors, has become part of the new wave of digital transformation. The industry is heavily dependent on digital data, including highly sensitive patient data. Therefore, healthcare has been the target for cybercrime for many years; health information is a valuable commodity which is not lost on cybercriminals.
In this second post about data security regulations, we are turning our attention to data security regulations in the healthcare industry, including HIPAA and HITECH.