Non-Healthcare Companies Have Exposed Personal Health Information in Breaches

By | Thursday January 7th, 2016

According to a study from Verizon, nearly 20 percent of breaches
involving healthcare information are not detected for at least one year.
This is due in part to the fact that some organizations outside the
healthcare sector are unaware that they have healthcare data stored in
their systems. Twenty percent of healthcare breaches of health records
involved privilege abuse.

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About Roberto Obialero

Roberto is a Security Professional self-employed currently consulting with several customers and managing the IT Security projects at Gruppo Finmatica. He has more than thirty years of experience in the Information and Communication Technology field working in both technical and business development roles for various sized businesses; the past fifteen years have been focused on activities like secure networks design, critical infrastructures protection, vulnerability assessment, enterprise security monitoring, incident handling and computer forensics. He holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and two SANS Gold Certifications: GIAC Perimeter Protection Analyst (GPPA) and GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA). He's a research contributor for several publications edited by Italian security groups (Clusit, Oracle Community for Security, Cloud Security Alliance, Digital Forensics Alumni) with the main objective to disseminate information about security topics. Roberto feels such collaboration is a great opportunity to meet security minded people and share passion and knowledge within the community.

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