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If you had to take a guess at which business segment faces the most cybersecurity breaches, what are the odds that you would say healthcare? It’s probably not your first choice, but the healthcare sector experiences data breaches more than any other market segment. Healthcare institutions are in possession of very sensitive and detailed data on its customers, including medical or even life insurance information. This makes them a favored target for hackers.  The information gained from a breach can be worth millions. Whether it may be sold, used as blackmail, or even used to send fraudulent bills to patients in the organization’s name. Not to mention that the data can be used for identity theft to open credit cards, loans, and tax fraud.  The Digitalization of Healthcare The medical field only recently moved on from the physical to the digital sphere, and their approach to security is often far…