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Who is next hacking target in 2015? Hospitals?

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http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/18/technology/security/hospital-chs-hack/   CNN story of 4.5 mil records of Community Health Systems - why would hackers want these records?

Because the records have ss#, names and addresses.

" But this time, the hackers stole patient data instead. Hackers did not manage to steal information related to patients' medical histories, clinical operations or credit cards. "

The patient data is supposedly protected by HIPAA, but it is only as good as the hospital network overseers.

http://oversitesentry.com/?p=1166

And if the people in charge do not do the right things, like testing:

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Then it does not matter... One has to have a Security policy with stringent controls, physical and electronic. Wireless and wired, Internet and corporate network, Cloud and office. It must all work towards the goal of protecting your data.

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