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Article posted: 12/29/2012 7:19 AM

'Gaping security holes' expose health systems' data, researchers say

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Computer scientist Avi Rubin says health care "is an industry with the least regard ... and respect for IT security of any I've seen, and they have some of the most personal and sensitive information of anyone."

The Washington post

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A yearlong examination of cybersecurity by The Washington Post has found that health care is among the most vulnerable industries in the country, in part because it lags behind in addressing known problems. "I have never seen an industry with more gaping security holes," said Avi Rubin, a computer scientist and technical director of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University.
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