Gregory Fliszar of the Health Care Practice Group was quoted in Healthcare Risk Management Review in an article titled "Lessons from a massive attack" discussing a hack on a health insurer. In early February, U.S. health insurer Anthem announced that it has been the victim of a huge hacking attack, with possibly millions of people’s personal information compromised. What lessons can health care risk managers take from this breach? HRMR investigates. “Until recently, the majority of breaches in the health care industry were due to lost or stolen laptops and other personal electronic devices,” he says. “It is now clear that the health care industry is a prime target of hackers and other cybercriminals,” says Greg.
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