HHS task force says healthcare cybersecurity in ‘critical condition’

A cybersecurity task force report released Friday revealed a laundry list of vulnerabilities including the lack of capable security workforce. U.S. healthcare organizations are severely flawed when it comes to cybersecurity and lags other sectors in safeguarding systems and sensitive information, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ said Friday in its long-awaited Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force report. Although the healthcare industry is working toward modernizing its IT systems and building security, the failures carry very high...