Medical centers, doctor’s offices, dentists and other facilities which are regulated by HIPAA may now have to worry about a brand new threat. A dozen states recently coordinated over five years to secure a $900,000 judgment against an Indiana based company.
This could be the start of a major trend which affects all businesses dealing with medical records.
The ramifications could be quite severe for companies which get hacked.
For more details – see our coverage from earlier today and as always, we refer call companies to cybersecurity basics – a document we prepared for business owners, managers and anyone else with a business they want to protect from hackers and lawsuits from PCI, HIPAA and other regulatory agencies and class action lawsuits.