Healthcare Data Breaches on the Rise
Healthcare was the biggest target for hacks in 2016, with 493 breaches – a 10.8% increase from 2015 – accounting for more than one quarter (27.5%) of all data breaches reported for the year. With troves of valuable patient data stored on antiquated networks, healthcare breaches happened at the rate of one per day in 2016, with over 27 million records affected.
PCI-Validated P2PE for Healthcare Payment Processing
Bluefin Payment Systems specializes in PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) for the healthcare industry. Validated by the PCI Security Standards Council, Bluefin’s P2PE suite of solutions ensure that credit card information is encrypted at the Point of Interaction (POI), so that it cannot be read/decrypted at any point within the healthcare organization’s network.
Bluefin offers P2PE and tokenization with payment processing through our PayConex Platform or PCI-validated P2PE as a stand-alone solution without payment processing through our P2PE partners, including Epic Systems, OnPlan Health, Clearwave Inc. and Intelligent Contacts.