Health Industry Lagging On Cybersecurity, Task Force Says

Law360, New York (June 6, 2017, 8:21 PM EDT) -- Health care cybersecurity is "in critical condition," and the industry must take "immediate and aggressive" action to update antiquated operating systems and increase collaboration in order to combat increasingly prevalent threats from hackers enticed by the valuable data that health care providers hold, according to a new federal task force report.  

The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force's long-anticipated report on improving the way industry players protect their data, which was sent to Congress late Friday, flags a host of issues presented by the industry's drive to deepen digital connectivity within the health care system without first taking the necessary...

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