Just as healthcare data has become very valuable to cybercriminals, compliance with the regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has become a mandatory part of any secure healthcare operation. Despite HIPAA being written in the ’90s, compliance with its regulations remains the pinnacle and litmus test of any data privacy and security program.
In a famous painting by French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin, he asked, “Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?” These three questions have always been relevant to us living in the modern world. For businesses in this digital and data-driven economy, these are the most pressing questions for cybersecurity, as cyberattacks such as ransomware, phishing, and data breaches have become a significant threat to businesses and individuals.