Medical Device Maker Sues a Subcontractor After Misconfiguration Incident
A medical device maker has sued an IT vendor in the wake of an email server migration mishap that exposed the health data of more than 277,000 individuals. The case illustrates the complexities of vendor risk management - especially after mergers and acquisitions.
In its lawsuit, Zoll Medical Corp. alleges that Campbell, Calif.-based Barracuda Networks was negligent in "failing to take reasonable precautions and safeguards" to protect Zoll's data from disclosure to unauthorized third parties.
Marti Arvin, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, offered commentary for this article, which covers the lawsuit filed by medical device maker Zoll Medical against IT vendor Barracuda Networks in the wake of an email server migration mishap that exposed the health data of more than 277,000 people.
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