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The Cost of Ransomware to Healthcare

Originally published on August 24, 2107

This article is a shared post from the Fortinet Blog site. I work with Fortinet in writing, editing, and offering courses in their exceptional Internet security programs–the only single-vendor, end-to-end security platform scalable from SMBs to global distributed enterprise and service provider networks.

Ransomware attacks have become an increasingly popular way for cybercriminals to use stolen data to make money.

Historically, following most data breaches, cybercriminals put the sensitive user information accumulated from the attack up for sale on the dark web. Depending upon the type of personal information available, records sell for different amounts of money, with healthcare records fetching more than a password, for example.

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