Health care providers are threatened by the danger of cybercrimes and hacking. In 2021, more than 713 major healthcare data breaches were reported to the US Department of Health and Human Services, affecting more than 45.7 million patient records. Over 94% of these breaches were categorized as Hacking/IT events.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) provides detailed information on how to recognize and protect against business email compromise scams:
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides information and guidance on a variety of cyber-related topics:
Additional information can also be found at the website of the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), part of the US Department of Homeland Security: