Protect Your Practice from Lurking Cybersecurity Threats

Free Training for CAP Members and Their Staff

The healthcare industry is one the most targeted industries for data breaches, accounting for 41 percent of breaches across all industry sectors.* Unfortunately, the rising incidents of data breaches among healthcare organizations continue to increase at an alarming rate. Cyber predators recognize that medical practices fail when it comes to solid cybersecurity infrastructures and thrive off the wealth of data extracted from even a single patient record.

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The reality is, if a data breach occurs, the long-term ramifications of exposure, like damaged patient relations, legal battles, and hefty fines, could cost you your practice.

Employee cybersecurity awareness and training is one of the most effective ways to prevent a data breach and one of the most effective ways to prove compliance and reduce penalties should a breach occur.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) is committed to helping you protect all aspects of your practice. Members automatically receive $50,000 CyberRisk protection and are eligible to purchase additional coverage with limits of $1 million.

As part of their automatic CyberRisk policy, members and their staff have prepaid access to numerous online employee cybersecurity training modules. One of those modules focuses on ransomware attacks.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that takes control of a user’s system, requiring a ransom be paid to the hacker to unlock the encrypted files.

In this eight-minute module, physicians and their employees will learn how not to fall victim to a ransomware attack that can cause serious business interruption. To access the training, click here

 

* https://www.hipaajournal.com/beazley-increase-healthcare-hacking-malware-incidents/