News Analysis

Community Health Breach Highlights Healthcare Security Vulnerabilities

Healthcare's latest data breach, affecting 4.5 million patients, offers the industry a sobering reminder that is simply isn't doing enough to protect patient data from known security threats.
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  • Healthcare Industry
  • Data Breach
  • Data and Information Security
  • Cybercrime
  • Privacy

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