In 2023, there was a record number of healthcare data breaches, impacting 116 million people. These attacks were driven by a surge in hacking and ransomware and saw a 278% increase in large breaches involving ransomware between 2018 and 2022. Federal agencies responded by introducing rules requiring companies to report cybersecurity incidents, while unauthorized data access also contributed to the rise in breaches.
Laurentian University is facing concerns about the impact of a cyber incident. The university’s officials are working to address the situation and ensure the security