Every healthcare facility likes to think their network security is top notch and that ransomware has no chance against its IT infrastructure. Unfortunately, the human element adds a dangerous unknown to the equation which increase our chances of being compromised by a healthcare ransomware attack from a matter of “if” to that of “when.”
The average cost of ransomware attacks occuring in 2021.
*According to IBM’s 2021 Cost of Data Breach Report
As ransomware attacks continue to increase, the risk of data leakage, either through failure to pay or other means increases as well. This puts healthcare organizations can be costly to both the bottom line and from a reputation standpoint.
*According to the Office of Civil Rights
The potential HIPAA fine assessed per each leaked patient record
The HHS Cybersecurity Program examined 48 ransomware incidents in the United States Healthcare Sector to determine if data had been leaked. The chart above breaks down those findings.
If you need any help with establishing a Secure Texting Command Center for your organization, please do not hesitate to contact QliqSOFT. If you would like to learn more about how secure texting can be used as a ransomware fighting and disaster preparedness tool, schedule a free 30 minute demo by filling out the form below.Request a Demo
While containing and eradicating the ransomware, use the broadcasting feature of your secure texting service to keep everyone in the loop. Since Cloud-Based Secure Texting is not dependent on your internal IT network, it will be unaffected during a Ransomware attack or even a natural disaster. It provides reliable communication even in difficult situations
Even when disaster strikes, Qliq keeps going strong, ensuring continued collaborative care.
When your Wi-Fi is compromised, use cellular data to continue care collaboration.
Collaborate on patient images, video or documents without having to be at a workstation.