Cyber Protection with Cyber Solutions® and Medefense® PlusTHURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018
What is cyber insurance?
As a healthcare provider, the welfare of your patients is your utmost priority. Unfortunately, ePHI (electronic protected health information) is increasingly stolen by hackers. With it, they buy medical equipment and drugs to resell, they create falsified claims and defraud insurance companies.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 21 million Americans have had lost or stolen medical records since 2009. A possible reason, according to Reuters is that stolen medical information is worth ten times more than stolen credit card numbers.
Health Care Professionals are turning to cyber insurance for protection. It offers to help when network security fails. Cyber insurance covers data breaches, multimedia liability—even extortion.
Do you need cyber insurance?
Currently, cyber risk is a real danger for most medical practices. A surprise data breach can be costly. Fines, lawsuits, and damaged reputation can add up to thousands of dollars.
Review Your Cyber Insurance Coverage Options
Logging into your account, you will see a cyber quick quote tool that can help determine how much you need, followed by an easy-to-use, online application wizard to submit additional coverage options which includes Medefense®. Additional info about cyber protection through CyberNET is also available.
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