As healthcare facilities attempt to overcome and protect themselves against the ongoing stream of cybersecurity threats, certain facilities are bearing the brunt of cyberattacks.
Outpatient facilities and business associates continue to be prime targets for healthcare cyberattacks. Large health systems tend to have more resources to combat cyberattacks, causing cybercriminals to instead target unsuspecting victims.
Suncoast Skin Solutions in Florida revealed that it was the victim of a healthcare cyberattack that impacted over 57,000 individuals.
Suncoast discovered that some of its systems had been encrypted by an unauthorized third party on July 14, 2021. From July to November, Suncoast conducted a forensic investigation via a cybersecurity firm and did a preliminary review of its won systems.
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