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In addition to the worry of comprising millions of patient health records, heavy fines are stacking up for cybersecurity breaches. (Photo: iStock)

If the health care industry was not yet sufficiently appreciative of the threats of cyberattacks, the $5.5 million penalty Advocate Health Care Network agreed to pay for violating data security measures gives hospitals, insurers and clinics another reason to get serious about securing their computer systems.

Jack Craver


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