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Health IT official to lawmakers: Terrorists now pose cyber threat

June 08, 2018 |
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A leading official for the healthcare industry's information security managers is warning that terrorist organizations are increasingly using cyberspace to cause disruptions in the nation's ability to deliver critical health services.

“One facet to the increase in cybersecurity attacks are due to introduction of new types of attackers,” said Erik Decker on behalf of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security. “The sophistication of these attackers has dramatically shifted over the last several years” to include terrorist organizations, Decker...

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