Insights From The Identity Jedi for Shoring Up Healthcare's Cybersecurity Defenses

The frequency of cyberattacks targeting hospitals and health systems more than doubled from 2016 to 2021, exposing the protected health information of nearly 42 million patients. The healthcare industry is an attractive target for cybercriminals because it provides a treasure trove of data, from patients' personally identifiable information to an organization's proprietary trade secrets. David Lee, The Identity Jedi, Chief Evangelist, and Visionary for Tech Diversity, urges the healthcare sector to reprioritize the importance of cybersecurity measures to protect the welfare of its patients and its industry.