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Healthcare Sector under Increasing Threat from Data Security Breaches

Healthcare Sector under Increasing Threat from Data Security Breaches

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We live in an age where data is increasingly stored online. This is a bonus for many reasons. It makes it easier to retrieve lost data if things go wrong, but it also leaves us vulnerable to hackers and cyber criminals. A data retrieval company can restore client data if a server crashes, but unless there are sufficient security protocols in place, confidential data is a ticking time bomb waiting to happen. Data Breaches an Epidemic Data breaches are reaching epidemic proportions. Just as the dust settles on one major data breach, media outlets are reporting on another. In the UK, thousands of National Health Service staff have been left reeling after news broke of a major security attack that released personal information into the public domain. The data breach took place last year,...