Cyber-Security in Healthcare

Understanding the New World Threats

The February 2015 cyber-attack on Anthem, in which cyber-terrorists accessed 80 million member and employee records, exposed the vulnerability of the US healthcare system in a way no other attack—whether retail or health care—has. Unlike the Target and Sony breaches the year before, incidents like the Anthem breach threatens not just the privacy and security of millions of patients, but their safety and even their lives.

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