The Department of Health and Human Services rolled out new guidance to protect organizations in the health care sector from cyberattacks.
Topic: Cybersecurity in Healthcare
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A key lesson to be learned from this case "is that the Office for Civil Rights can only be pushed so far when a covered entity or business associate is shown to have systemic, management-driven failures in putting into place safeguards to protect its health information," says privacy attorney David Holtzman, vice president at the security consulting firm
An investigation into the Anthem cyberattack found the identity of the attacker with a high degree of confidence” and “concluded with a medium degree of confidence that the attacker was acting on behalf of a foreign government.”