Advocate Health Care to Pay Record-Breaking $5.55 Million Fine for Data Breach

Key in lock

Posted by Michael Reedy on August 8, 2016

CyberGRX CEO Fred Kneip told eSecurity Planet by email that the fine is yet another sign that the current approach to mitigating third-party risk isn’t working. “Enterprises are more and more beginning to realize that the growing reliance upon and interconnectivity with third parties, while critical to compete in a global marketplace, also poses significant cyber risk,” he said. “The information security posture of third parties must be measured, monitored and viewed as part of their extended ecosystem of responsibility.” eSecurity Planet, “Advocate Health Care to Pay Record-Breaking $5.55 Million Fine for Data Breach” August 8, 2016

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