According to Jack Mannino, CEO at nVisium, a Falls Church, Virginia-based application security provider, “Many small to mid-sized medical healthcare providers and private education institutions rapidly became technology shops this year as the pandemic hit. In many cases, basic security controls and protections have been largely ignored, often due to the absence of understanding or the resources to tackle these challenges. Unfortunately, these institutions often don’t have the in-house capabilities to perform security monitoring and continuous hardening of their environments. As their attack surface continues to increase, the patient data will remain a target across healthcare providers and schools.”

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