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Top healthcare breaches and their rising costs

CRN, January 30, 2013

Healthcare organizations often have to choose between spending on security or patient care, and funds nearly always end up going towards new equipment, according to security experts. The consequences of poor security controls and failing to protect patient healthcare data are costly data breaches, which have steadily increased since 2010, according to the Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security, issued recently by the Ponemon Institute.