Author: 
Chris Bing
DCinno
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Prominently quoted in a recent article covering the CareFirst hack, Wave CTO Greg Kazmierczak commented, "This breach provides further evidence that cyber security defenses in the healthcare industry are still one step behind sophisticated hackers. The first question to ask is: was the compromised database properly encrypted? Encryption is widely recognized as a best practice and it is vitally important for a company like CareFirst, which is handling sensitive patient information. Healthcare companies are prime targets for hackers.”