Evolution of Healthcare Cybercrime

Cybercrimes targeting healthcare organizations are growing and evolving, and much can be learned from recent breach investigations, says James Nettesheim, a senior consultant at Mandiant, a FireEye company.

One of the big shifts in the landscape is that healthcare entities are growing targets of advanced persistent threats, Nettesheim says. “[These threats] are targeting both the technology behind the healthcare industry and the personal information a lot of these healthcare companies have. And they’re using that [data] to target the people the healthcare organizations are supporting.”

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