Our #CIOchat yesterday looked at security through the lens of recent credit card hacks via payment systems.
First the numbers: 23 participants spewing out 333 Tweets! We chat every Thursday 2-3 p.m. p.m. ET, hashtag #CIOchat .
All agreed that no security is foolproof and that something is going to get through. Several did not envy being a retail CIO given these high profile hacks at Target, Home Depot and most assuredly others.
What's more, employees are the point of the most vulnerability to cyber attacks.
What I'd like to know is what motivates a hacker to break into hospital patients records. We know why hackers get lists of credit cards, but I wonder what they are after. DOB and SS# are all they need to start indentity theft. Patient records are a trove of information.
Also, a lot of breaches of hospital records are accidents and carelessness. A few years back, I wrote about the theft of VHS tapes bearing millions of records in his personal vehicle overnight (he was supposed to use a medical center van). The tapes were in a hard shell carrying which drew the attention of theives, but they never realized what they had despite trying to play the tapes in a VCR. True story.
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