Colorado Technical University Online Data Breach in Health Care Discussion
A data breach in health care can happen when information is stolen without the knowledge or authorization of the organization. The data is usually sensitive, confidential, or proprietary. Most of the time, this is a targeted attack by a cybercriminal.
- How is a breach identified, and what are the steps a hospital or health care organization has to take to prevent a breach?
- Locate an example of a hospital or health care organization that has suffered a security breach. Explain the security breach and the steps taken to mitigate the breach, and explain whether the steps taken were adequate, or if additional steps should have been taken.