After several high-profile hacks in 2015, the insurance industry and its regulators still find themselves learning about the hackers aggressively hunting customer’s personally identifiable information (PII) data, financial records and medical histories.

Roughly 112 million health records were illegally accessed last year, according to the Office of Civil Rights, a sub-agency of Human and Health services. Attacks on Anthem in February and Premera Blue Cross in March were the low points. Combined, the two reported nearly 90 million files were compromised.

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