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What the Community Health Systems Breach Can Teach Your Organization

Posted on February 20, 2015 in Articles | by

In the spring of 2014, hackers penetrated the systems of Community Health Systems (CHS), a network of 206 hospitals located across the United States. They made off with sensitive personally identifiable information from over 4 million patients, including names, Social Security numbers, birthdates and employment information.

What happened at Community Health Systems? What can enterprises learn from the breach? This tip looks at the lessons you can extract from the CHS breach to protect your organization’s health information and keep HIPAA regulators at bay.

Read the full story: What the Community Health Systems Breach Can Teach Your Organization

Published February 19, 2015 on SearchSecurity.com

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