Lessons From Report on Massive Singapore Healthcare Hack

January 10, 2019 Mayuri Kumar

A variety of security weaknesses - ranging from misconfigurations to coding vulnerabilities, untrained staff and flawed incident response - contributed to a 2017 cyberattack impacting about 1.5 million patients of SingHealth, Singapore's largest healthcare group. That's the conclusion of a new report issued by a committee designated to examine the breach.

The report's recommendations for security improvements raise issues relevant to healthcare organizations worldwide.

David Finn’s comments are featured in this article.

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