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Smaller Healthcare Organizations: The Next Breach Target?

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Clinics, laboratories, durable medical equipment suppliers and other smaller healthcare entities need to bolster their breach preparedness as cyberattacks against smaller entities in all sectors continue to multiply, says David Finn of Symantec, who discusses findings from a new report by the security vendor.

No organization, regardless of size, is immune to the surge in cyberattacks, including those involving ransomware, Finn says in an interview with Information Security Media Group.

“There used to be a thought process that if you were small or rural, you might be exempt from this,” he says. “But one of the findings in the report is that attacks on small businesses are increasing, and they are probably the least able to deal with these attacks. So, obviously the bad guys go for the easiest targets.”

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