Personal health information in the wrong hands can be painful
No wonder PHI is an attractive target for cyber criminals. It is relatively easy to get, and it gives them all the advantages of a stolen identity. And it is tough for defenders to protect data that is meant to be widely, and quickly, shared
Read Taylor Armerding’s article on CSO as to why protected health information (PHI) is so attractive to criminals, and why it continues to be so poorly secured.