Health Tech Is The New Focus For Cybersecurity Policy
By Elliot GoldingMay 22, 2018, 2:35 PM EDT
Law360 (May 22, 2018, 2:35 PM EDT) -- There is no shortage of attention on health care data privacy and cybersecurity, with an avalanche of new and proposed government and regulatory initiatives underway. Although health care has long been a key target for malicious actors given the data sensitivity and potential for life-threatening disruption, the rapid rise of health care smart devices — from fitness and portable devices to health care tracking apps — is intensifying the focus on data privacy and cybersecurity.
Over the last year, government-led reports, enforcement actions and new regulatory proposals have...