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CynergisTek has just released Redspin’s annual cybersecurity Breach Report: 2016: Protected Health Information (PHI). Their 21-page seventh annual report “provides in-depth analysis of the causes of PHI breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services and the overall......Click to continue
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