Healthcare Experiences Unprecedented Data Breach
Anthem had an unprecedented data breach that occurred this morning. This is the largest healthcare related data breach of all time with over 80 Million records stolen. Anthem has created a website, Amerifacts.com, to give individuals one central location for information about the incident. Between the website, swift notification of the authorities and quickly hiring an outside consulting firm to handle the breach & discovery Anthem has become a model of how a breach should be handled upon discovery.
Cyber-Liability exposures continue to rise in all industries, regardless of sized companies. Anyone who collects personal information is at risk for a breach. Please contact a Fidens insurance specialist for more information on how to obtain insurance protection. We can be contacted here.