Breaches involving user names and passwords soared 450% in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, compared with 2019, according to the ForgeRock 2021 Consumer Identity Breach Report.
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Diffuse myofascial pain associated with fatigue and poor sleep hygiene have been noted in patients with long-COVID.
Medical information is especially valuable to data thieves for a number of reasons.
In addition to instituting flexible work schedules to attract and retain employees, practices can consider technologic solutions that reduce staffing needs by improving office efficiency.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
Physicians have been under greater stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can take steps to lower the risk of burnout.
Among other considerations, health care providers must avoid giving individual medical advice.
Bluetooth is potentially susceptible to attack because it allows different devices to communicate over the air, according to a cybersecurity expert.
Core provisions of the HIPAA legislation have largely remained unchanged since their inception despite rapid evolution of technology to keep protected health information from hackers.
Computer access to digital health information varies by race and ethnicity, a study found.
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