New report shows 60% increase in credential theft of patient data at health delivery organizations since COVID

A Ponemon Institute survey of nearly 600 IT professionals at Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) found remote work, new systems, staff challenges and elevated patient care requirements a significant risk to patient safety and data. Sixty percent of those surveyed reported increased credential theft, and expanded use of 3rd party vendors, with projections that use of 3rd parties would increase 30% in the coming year.

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IT’S THE LAW (09/28/2021)

September 28, 2021

The UK has released a first look at its proposed data protection reforms post-Brexit. The consultation document, "Data: a new direction" invites input until November 19th and provides details on plans to handle data in a pro-growth, pro-business way, that may put it at odds with GDPR. The far-reaching changes, if passed, raise questions about data transfers and flow of information between the EU and UK. Changes under consideration include requiring organizations to run a privacy management program, raising the threshold for breach reporting, and charging for or refusing data subject access requests deemed costly to a company.

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Consumers want smooth, convenient, transparent web registration – if not, 77% report they would switch to a competitor

September 28, 2021

A survey of 3,400 consumers in the US, UK, Germany, France and Australia looked at registration, login and attitudes toward privacy serves as a warning to companies to keep processes concise and the time required short, with more than half saying they ditched a site that was too frustrating, and 63% prepared to leave a site in favor of another that made authentication easier.

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One-Third of Marketers Will Buy a CDP This Year: Optimove Survey

May 31, 2023

Just over one-third of marketers plan to either buy a new CDP (21%) or replace an existing one (13%) this year, according to this Optimove survey. Unfortunately, it doesn’t report how many have a CDP already in place, which would put the other values in perspective. It does seem that CDPs are a relatively low priority: they rank sixth on the list of new systems and eighth on the list of systems to replace.

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